imperatrise

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See also: imperatrisē

Latvian[edit]

Krievijas imperatrise Aleksandra Fjodorovna

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin imperātrīx (female ruler).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

imperatrise f (5th declension, masculine form: imperators)

  1. empress (the wife of an emperor)
    Krievijas imperatrise Aleksandra Fjodorovna — the empress of Russia, Aleksandra Fjodorovna (Nicholas II's wife)

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Usage notes[edit]

In Latvian, an emperor's wife is called imperatrise, while the female ruler of an empire is called imperatore.

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