abbatissa

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abbās (abbot) + Late Latin feminine suffix -issa. See Ancient Greek -ισσα (-issa)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abbātissa f (genitive abbātissae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) abbess, female head of an abbey
  2. vocative singular of abbātissa

abbātissā f

  1. ablative singular of abbātissa

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative abbātissa abbātissae
genitive abbātissae abbātissārum
dative abbātissae abbātissīs
accusative abbātissam abbātissās
ablative abbātissā abbātissīs
vocative abbātissa abbātissae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • abbatissa in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Professor Kidd, et al. Collins Gem Latin Dictionary. HarperCollins Publishers (Glasgow: 2004). ISBN 0-00-470763-X. page 1.

Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abbātissa (abbess).

Noun[edit]

abbatissa f (genitive abbatissu, plural abbatissur)

  1. abbess

Inflection[edit]