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Detailed Translations for Schwester from German to English


Schwester [die ~] noun

  1. die Schwester (Krankenpflegerin; Schwesterchen)
    the nurse; the sister
  2. die Schwester (Schwesterchen)
    the sister
    – a female person who has the same parents as another person 1
    • sister [the ~] noun
      • my sister married a musician1
    the little sister
  3. die Schwester (Nonne)
    the nun
    • nun [the ~] noun
    the sister
    – a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group 1
    • sister [the ~] noun
      • none of her sisters would betray her1
  4. die Schwester (Geschwister; Bruder)
    the sibling; the sib
    – a person's brother or sister 1
  5. die Schwester
    the sister; the sis
    – a female person who has the same parents as another person 1
    • sister [the ~] noun
      • my sister married a musician1
    • sis [the ~] noun

Translation Matrix for Schwester:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
little sister Schwester; Schwesterchen Schwesterchen
nun Nonne; Schwester
nurse Krankenpflegerin; Schwester; Schwesterchen Amme; Aufseher; Babysitter; Betreuer; Krankenpfleger; Krankenpflegerin; Krankenschwester; Tierpfleger
sib Bruder; Geschwister; Schwester
sibling Bruder; Geschwister; Schwester Geschwister; gleichgeordnetes Element
sis Schwester
sister Krankenpflegerin; Nonne; Schwester; Schwesterchen
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
nurse einflößen; eingeben; für etwas sorgen; knuddeln; kuscheln; pflegen; schmusen; sorgen; stillen; streicheln; säugen; verordnen; verpflegen; versorgen

Synonyms for "Schwester":

Wiktionary Translations for Schwester:

  1. person trained to provide care for the sick
  2. member of a Christian religious community of women
  3. person who shares same parents
  4. woman or girl having the same parents
  5. a nun; a female member of a religious community
  6. senior nurse

Cross Translation:
Schwester sister zus — een ander kind van dezelfde ouders van het vrouwelijk geslacht
Schwester sister zuster — vrouwelijk kind van dezelfde ouders
Schwester sister sœur — Personne de sexe féminin née des mêmes parents