zus etymology

Dutch word zus comes from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (Sister.)

Detailed word origin of zus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*swésōr Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Sister.
*swestēr Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Sister.
swester Old Dutch (odt)
suster Middle Dutch (dum) Sister. Sister, nun.
zuster Dutch (nld) Sister (female sibling). Sister (nun). Sister (nurse).
zus Dutch (nld) Sister.

Words with the same origin as zus

Descendants of *swésōr
brus kozijn stiefzus tweelingzus tweelingzuster zuster