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English translation: Sister

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15:24 Aug 7, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: suor
In connection with a religious person
Bob
English translation:Sister
Explanation:
It means sister, i.e. nun.
It comes from the Latin soror=sister
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Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 16:51
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na((musical footnote))Heathcliff
naSister
Laura Gentili


  

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Sister


Explanation:
It means sister, i.e. nun.
It comes from the Latin soror=sister

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 16:51
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 221
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Brigitte Gendebien

Heathcliff
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2 hrs
((musical footnote))


Explanation:
Perhaps the best-known appearance of the term in the English-speaking world is in the name of Puccini's one-act tragic opera, "Suor Angelica" ("Sister Angelica"). -- Lyrically yours, HC

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 07:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 504
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