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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch suster, from Old Dutch swester, from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

NounEdit

zuster f (plural zusters, diminutive zustertje n)

  1. sister (female sibling)
  2. sister (nun)
  3. sister (nurse)

SynonymsEdit

  • (sister, female sibling): zus
  • (nun): non

Derived termsEdit