See also: sestră

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Czech sestra, from Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɛstra]
  • (file)

NounEdit

sestra f

  1. sister (sibling)
    Synonym: ségra
  2. nurse (caring for the sick)
    Synonym: zdravotní sestra
  3. nun, sister
    Synonym: jeptiška

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • sestra in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • sestra in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • sestra in Internetová jazyková příručka

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese sẽestra, ultimately from Latin sinistra.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

sestra f (plural sestras)

  1. the left hand or foot
    Synonyms: mão esquerda, canhota
    Antonyms: destra, direita, mão direita
  2. female equivalent of sestro

AdjectiveEdit

sestra

  1. feminine singular of sestro

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sěstra/
  • Hyphenation: ses‧tra

NounEdit

sèstra f (Cyrillic spelling сѐстра)

  1. sister
  2. nun, short for časna sestra
  3. nurse, short for medicinska sestra

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sestra f (genitive singular sestry, nominative plural sestry, genitive plural sestier, sestár, declension pattern of žena)

  1. sister
  2. nun
  3. nurse

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sestra in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *sestra, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *s(w)esō, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

séstra f

  1. sister

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. sêstra
gen. sing. sêstre
singular dual plural
nominative sêstra sêstri sêstre
accusative sêstro sêstri sêstre
genitive sêstre sêster sêster
dative sêstri sêstrama sêstram
locative sêstri sêstrah sêstrah
instrumental sêstro sêstrama sêstrami
Feminine, a-stem, mobile accent
nom. sing. sêstra
gen. sing. sestré
singular dual plural
nominative sêstra sestré sestré
accusative sestró sestré sestré
genitive sestré sestrá sestrá
dative sêstri sestráma sestràm
locative sêstri sestràh sestràh
instrumental sestró sestráma sestrámi