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adjective 
  1. inauspicious, ominous, unlucky
  2. evil, seeming to be evil.
  3. of the left side.
  4. (heraldry): the left side of a shield from the wearer's standpoint, and the right side to the viewer.
Translations: 
  • Italian: sinistra
  • Spanish: siniestro , izquierdo
    (trans-bottom)
  • French: sénestre
  • German: linker
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From Latin sinister "left hand".Old French Sinistra "left"Middle English Sinistre "unlucky"


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