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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} ˈʃvɛstɐ
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • a nun; a female member of a religious community
die Schwester (Pl.: die Schwestern) {f} ˈʃvɛstɐ
die Nonne (Pl.: die Nonnen) {f} ˈnɔnə
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • senior nurse
die Schwester (Pl.: die Schwestern) {f} ˈʃvɛstɐ
die Krankenschwester (Pl.: die Krankenschwestern) {f} ˈkʁaŋkŋ̍ˌʃvɛstɐ, ˈkʁaŋkn̩ˌʃvɛstɐ
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • attributively: of an entity that has a special relationship with another
Partner-
Schwester-
sister /ˈsɪs.tə/, /ˈsɪs.tɚ/
  • strengthen by fastening a second beam alongside
aufdoppeln
verstärken fɛɐ̯ˈʃtɛʁkn̩
sister-in-law
  • 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} ˈʃvɛːɡəʁɪn
Schwäherin
half sister
  • maternal/paternal half sister
die Halbschwester (Pl.: die Halbschwestern) {f} ˈhalpˌʃvɛstɐ
Seven Sisters das Siebengestirn (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈziːbn̩ɡəˌʃtɪʁn
half-sister die Halbschwester (Pl.: die Halbschwestern) {f} ˈhalpˌʃvɛstɐ
older sister
  • multi-word, compound-word or otherwise sum-of-parts translations
große Schwester
little sister
  • a sibling's younger sister
Schwesterchen
kleine Schwester
co-sister-in-law Schwiegerschwägerin
Schwippschwägerin
sister city
  • city in a relationship of cordiality
Partnerstadt
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
Blutsschwester
blood sister
  • sister by birth
leibliche Schwester
brother and sister das Geschwister (Pl.: die Geschwister) {n} ɡəˈʃvɪstɐ
brothers and sisters das Geschwister (Pl.: die Geschwister) {n} ɡəˈʃvɪstɐ
adoptive sister die Adoptivschwester (Pl.: die Adoptivschwestern) {f} adɔpˈtiːfˌʃvɛstɐ
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