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sister

11:49 Feb 20, 2001
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: sister
younger sister, or little sister, loved sister, something like that
Sarah Babel


Summary of answers provided
naaHot ©אחות¨
Jeremias MARSCHALIK (X)
naACHOT
Tammy Portelli-Alon


  

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56 mins
ACHOT


Explanation:
1) younger sister = ACHOT TZE-EERA YOTER
(sister more young)
you can also say just ACHOT
TZE-EERA (young sister)

2) little sister = ACHOT KETANA

3) loved sister = ACHOT A-HOOVA

p.s. - ACHOT also means in Hebrew "nurse"



Tammy Portelli-Alon
PRO pts in pair: 8

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2 hrs
aHot ©אחות¨


Explanation:
Tammar's detailed answer is roughly correct. We may add the following Biblical/poetic references:
(1) aHot qeTanah ©אחות קטנה¨, which is not a 'neutral' expression;
(2) aHoti kallah ©אחותי כלה¨, in Cant., lit. "my sister, bride", with all sorts of late mystical ramifications.

Jeremias MARSCHALIK (X)
Local time: 15:30
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew

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