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"Geschwister!"

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12/23/2012, 6:24:04 PM

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How do you say "A sibling"? Like "I have a sibling". Is it for plural only?

12/23/2012, 6:24:04 PM

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The singular is "das Geschwister", but its use is limited to academia (sociology, psychology etc.).

12/24/2012, 3:48:38 AM

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So what is the everyday word/phrase?

12/27/2012, 9:00:31 AM

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I'd say "Bruder oder Schwester".

12/27/2012, 10:13:42 AM

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Is it not "Geschwistern" the plural for "Geschwister"? Thank you!

4/9/2013, 11:36:58 PM

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It depends on the case. "Geschwistern" is dative plural only.

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4/10/2013, 3:22:29 AM

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Didn't know all of that, thank you. Very good site.

4/10/2013, 11:08:00 AM

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it says sibling is incorrect... come on!!

5/27/2013, 9:04:29 PM

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the translation for ''Geschwister'' is ''siblings".

4/15/2016, 12:08:41 AM
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