ou sis, noun phrase

Forms:
Also ousis, ousus.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans ousus, ou old + sus sister.
A respectful form of address or reference to a woman, especially an elder sister. Cf. ousie, suster.
c1902 Bagley Informant, KimberleyHow is Ou Sis and her Babies they seem to be alright by the photo fat and plump.
1956 D. Jacobson Dance in Sun 130‘Drink without food will make you so drunk...Your head would swing on a thimbleful: do you think your sister knows nothing about you?’ ‘Never mind,’ Louw said. ‘Go on, ousis. Bring the bottle here.’
A respectful form of address or reference to a woman, especially an elder sister.
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19021956