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sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female sibling)sorella nf
 My sister lives in the city.
 Mia sorella vive in città.
 
Additional Translations
sister interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (form of address for nun)  (suora)sorella inter
 Thank you for the bread, Sister.
sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nun)suora, sorella 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. figurative (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. figurative (term of address for female 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 women's 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. US, slang, figurative (term of address for a woman)  (gergale)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
 I was ten when my baby sister was born.
 Avevo dieci anni quando è nata mia sorella piccola.
big sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (older female sibling)sorella maggiore nf
   (informale)sorellona nf
 My big sister is two years older than me.
 La mia sorella maggiore ha due anni più di me.
  La mia sorellona è speciale, mi difende sempre.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
big sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, figurative (female mentor)mentore nm
 Freshmen at high school are assigned a big sister to mentor them during their first year.
 Nei licei americani ai primini vengono assegnati dei mentori per guidarli nel primo anno.
brother and sister nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (male and female siblings)fratello e sorella nm
 You can tell they're brother and sister; in fact, they both look just like their mother.
 Si vede che sono fratello e sorella: assomigliano tutti e due alla madre.
elder sister sorella maggiore
foster sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (temporarily-adopted female sibling)  (adozione temporanea)sorella adottiva nf
 When I asked my foster sister about her parents, she said they were bad people.
 Ho chiesto a mia sorella adottiva di parlarmi dei suoi genitori e mi ha detto solo che erano delle cattive persone.
half-sister nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female sibling by one parent)sorellastra nf
 My half-sister's 15 years younger than me.
 La mia sorellastra ha 15 anni in meno rispetto a me.
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 me. I have a big brother and a little sister.
 Mia sorella minore è nata tre anni dopo di me. HO un fratello maggiore e una sorella minore.
out sister suora nf
sister city nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (town twinned with another)città gemellata nf
 Our sister city is in Germany.
 La città gemellata con noi è in Germania.
sister company nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (associated business)consociata nf
sister company nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (business with same owner as another)consorella nf
Sister of Mercy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (one of a Catholic order of nuns)suora della misericordia nf
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. (spouse's female sibling)cognata nf
  Luisa era una mia compagna di classe che poi ha sposato mio fratello diventando mia cognata.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
sister-in-law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (brother's wife)cognata nf
 My sister-in-law treats my brother as if he was a child.
 Mia cognata tratta mio fratello come fosse un bambino.
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 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 from 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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