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The Chinese word for sister is
姐妹

jiě mèi



sister

Chinese Definition


sister
     1. 名词. 姐姐、妹妹、姐妹
Components
     1. elder sister
           姐姐 - elder sister
           姐妹 - sisters
     2. young lady
           小姐 - young lady, Miss
     3. (Sichuanese) mother
     1. younger sister



Translations for and their definitions

姐姐
     1. n. elder sister; big sister
           我 昨天 晚上 給 姐姐 打電話 了。 - I phoned my sister last night.
     2. n. (Term of address for a (young) female older than oneself.)
     3. n. (archaic) female servant
     4. n. (Hong Kong Cantonese) female domestic helper


妹妹
     1. n. younger sister


姐妹
     1. n. elder sister and younger sister; sisters


     1. (archaic, used in the (state of Chu)) elder sister


     1. (archaic, used in the (state of Chu)) elder sister


姊妹
     1. n. sisters
     2. n. (figurative) sister
     3. usage. younger sister are the usual nouns for referring to one's sister.



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