Translation of "sister" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈsɪs.tər/ US  /-tɚ/

a girl or woman who has the same parents as another person

Sophie and Emily are sisters. 索菲和埃米莉是姐妹。
Emily is Sophie's younger/little/older/big sister. 埃米莉是索菲的妹妹/姐姐。

a girl or woman who treats you in the kind way that a sister would

Lynn's such a good friend - she's like a sister to me. 琳恩真是一个好朋友——她就像我的姐妹一样。

a woman who shares an interest with you, especially that of improving women's rights

[ as form of address ] "We must continue the fight, sisters!" “我们必须继续战斗,姐妹们!”

US old-fashioned informal used to address a woman

OK, sister, move it! 好了,大姐,赶紧吧!

UK a nurse who is in charge of a department of a hospital


a female member of a religious group, especially a nun


(Translation of “sister noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)