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Noun (futsuumeishi)
Honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) language
usu. 姉さん
elder sistermademoiselle (fam, de la part d'un enfant, d'un client), sœur aînée(hon)

(vocative) young lady
usu. 姐さん
miss (referring to a waitress, etc.)

usu. 姐さん
ma'am (used by geisha to refer to their superiors)старшая сестраältere Schwester, junge Dame, Fräulein, Bedienung

ON: KUN: あね, はは
elder sister

ON: ソ, シャKUN: あね, ねえさん
elder sister, maidservant

Example sentences
「なあ、そこの姉さん」「え?」「ちょっと相談に乗ってくれないか?」Parts: なあ, 其処 (そこ), 姉さん (ねえさん), , 一寸 (ちょっと), 相談に乗る (そうだんにのる), 呉れる (くれる)"Say, you, the lady over there." "Eh?" "Could you give me a bit of advice?"

ジョーンは姉さんと同じように魅力がある。Parts: 姉さん (ねえさん), と同じように (とおなじように), 魅力 (みりょく), 有る (ある)Joan est aussi charmant que sa sœur.
Joan is as charming as her sister.
Johanna ist ebenso bezaubernd wie ihre Schwester.
Johanna ist genauso liebreizend wie ihre Schwester.

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