But my sister went to Temple University, so I spent a lot of time in Philly.
Ten years after that, his sister Dakota was killed in a L.A. pedestrian accident.
And her half-brother, Merrill Metzger, told the Tucson Weekly that his sister deserves the death penalty.
He was waiting for his mother and sister so they could also leave the shelter and see the state of their apartment.
Those were the famous last words of tech visionary Steve Jobs, according to his sister, Mona Simpson.
"But his sitting there eating in that—that shirt—" said his sister.
“It is rather odd that one sister should have all the beauty,” said Sophia.
Never mind, Allyn, sister will come in a few minutes and put your nightie on.
However this might be, he was as amicable with Margaret as his mother was with her sister.
"When you see my sister, Princess Mary, you'll get on with her," he said.
mid-13c., from Old English sweostor, swuster "sister," or a Scandinavian cognate (Old Norse systir, Swedish syster, Danish søster), in either case from Proto-Germanic *swestr- (cf. Old Saxon swestar, Old Frisian swester, Middle Dutch suster, Dutch zuster, Old High German swester, German Schwester, Gothic swistar).
These are from PIE *swesor, one of the most persistent and unchanging PIE root words, recognizable in almost every modern Indo-European language (e.g. Sanskrit svasar-, Avestan shanhar-, Latin soror, Old Church Slavonic, Russian sestra, Lithuanian sesuo, Old Irish siur, Welsh chwaer, Greek eor). French soeur "a sister" (11c., instead of *sereur) is directly from Latin soror, a rare case of a borrowing from the nominative case.
According to Klein's sources, probably from PIE roots *swe- "one's own" + *ser- "woman." For vowel evolution, see bury. Used of nuns in Old English; of a woman in general from 1906; of a black woman from 1926; and in the sense of "fellow feminist" from 1912. Meaning "female fellow-Christian" is from mid-15c. Sister act "variety act by two or more sisters" is from vaudeville (1908).