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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (relative)sorella nf
 My sister lives in the city.
 Mia sorella vive in città.
 
Additional Translations
sister adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ship)gemello agg
 The cruise liner is moored next to its sister ship.
 La nave da crociera è ormeggiata a fianco alla sua nave gemella.
sister adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (city)gemellata agg
 Our sister city is in Germany.
 La città gemellata con noi è in Germania.
sister
Sister
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(nun)suora nf
 She is a sister in a Catholic order.
 È una suora di un ordine cattolico.
sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (kinswoman)sorella nf
 We're all sisters in this community.
 Siamo tutte sorelle in questa comunità.
sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (friend)sorella nf
 Come here and let me hug you, sister.
 Vieni qui e fatti abbracciare, sorella.
sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (member of a group)sorella, affiliata nf
 Our organization has seventy sisters so far.
 La nostra organizzazione ha settanta sorelle finora.
sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (nurse)infermiera nf
 The sister said I should be able to go home tomorrow.
 L'infermiera ha detto che dovrei poter andare a casa domani.
sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. colloquial (woman)  (slang)sorella nf
 You got that right, sister.
 Hai capito bene, sorella.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
baby sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (youngest female sibling)sorella piccola nf
big sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (older female sibling)sorella maggiore nf
 My big sister is two years older than me.
 Ho una sorella maggiore insopportabile.
   (informale)sorellona nf
 La mia sorellona è speciale, mi difende sempre.
big sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (mentor)mentore nm
 Freshmen at high school are assigned a big sister to mentor them during their first year.
brother and sister nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (male and female siblings)fratello e sorella nm
elder sister sorella maggiore
foster sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (temporarily-adopted female sibling)  (adozione temporanea)sorella adottiva nf
half sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female sibling by one parent)sorellastra nf
 My half sister is 15 years younger than I am.
half-sister da sorellastra
kid sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (younger female sibling)sorellina, sorella piccola nf
 Whenever we go out anywhere his kid sister comes along too.
 Dovunque andiamo, viene anche la sua sorellina.
little sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (younger female sibling)sorella minore nf
 My little sister was born three years after I was.
 I have a big brother and a little sister.
out sister suora nf
sister company nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (associated business)consociata nf
Sister of Mercy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (one of an Catholic order of nuns)suora della misericordia
sister ship nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vessel of same design)nave gemella nf
sister-in-law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female sibling of one's spouse)cognata nf
 Luisa era una mia compagna di classe, poi ha sposato mio fratello ed è diventata mia cognata.
sister-in-law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wife of one's brother)cognata nf
 When my brother married Mary, my sister-in-law, the sun was shining.
soul sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (black woman)sorella nera nf
step-sister
stepsister
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(female child of one's parent's spouse)sorellastra nf
 Cinderella was belittled by her stepsisters.
twin (sister) (sorella) gemella nf
twin sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female sibling born of same pregnancy)gemella, sorella gemella nf
 She had a twin sister, but sadly she died at birth.
 Anna aveva una gemella che purtroppo morì alla nascita.
twin-sister relativo a sorella gemella
younger sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female sibling born after you)sorella minore nf
 I'm going to university next year, but my younger sister is still at primary school.
 Andrò all'università il prossimo anno ma mia sorella minore è ancora alle elementari.
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