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сестра́

noun, female, animate
often used word (#807)

Translation

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  • 1.
    sister

    sister

  • 2.
    nurse

    nurse

Also

Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

Usage Info

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Declension

Note: Stress change

singular
plural
nom. nominative сестра́ сёстры
gen. genitive сестры́ сестёр
dat. dative сестре́ сёстрам
acc. accusative сестру́ сестёр
inst. instrumental сестро́й
сестро́ю
сёстрами
prep. prepositional сестре́ сёстрах

Editing declensions: If there are two forms for a word, please separate them by a comma.

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

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