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sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • woman or girl having the same parents
  • any woman or girl with whom a bond is felt
  • form of address to a woman
die Schwester (Pl.: die Schwestern) {f}
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • a nun; a female member of a religious community
die Schwester (Pl.: die Schwestern) {f}
die Nonne (Pl.: die Nonnen) {f}
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • senior nurse
die Schwester (Pl.: die Schwestern) {f}
die Krankenschwester (Pl.: die Krankenschwestern) {f}
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • attributively: of an entity that has a special relationship with another
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • strengthen by fastening a second beam alongside
  • brother's wife
  • husband's sister
  • wife's sister
  • husband's brother's wife
  • wife's brother's wife
die Schwägerin (Pl.: die Schwägerinnen) {f}
half sister
  • maternal/paternal half sister
die Halbschwester (Pl.: die Halbschwestern) {f}
sister ship
  • ship built to the same design
das Schwesterschiff (Pl.: die Schwesterschiffe) {n}
Seven Sisters Siebengestirn {n}
half-sister die Halbschwester (Pl.: die Halbschwestern) {f}
older sister
  • multi-word, compound-word or otherwise sum-of-parts translations
little sister Schwesterchen
kleine Schwester
sister city
  • city in a relationship of cordiality
do you have any brothers or sisters
  • do you have any siblings?
haben Sie Geschwister
hast du Geschwister
blood sister
  • a female bound to another one in commitment and friendship by a ceremonial mingling of blood
blood sister
  • sister by birth
leibliche Schwester
adoptive sister die Adoptivschwester (Pl.: die Adoptivschwestern) {f}
brother and sister das Geschwister (Pl.: die Geschwister) {n}
brothers and sisters das Geschwister (Pl.: die Geschwister) {n}
younger sister die Schwester (Pl.: die Schwestern) {f}
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