Francesca

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian Francesca (Frances), the feminine form of Francesco (Francis), from Late Latin Franciscus, from Francia (France) + -iscus (-ish).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɹænˈsɛskə/, /fɹænˈtʃɛskə/
  • Rhymes: -ɛskə

Proper noun[edit]

Francesca

  1. A female given name.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The feminine form of Francesc (Francis), from Late Latin Franciscus, from Francia (France) + -iscus (-ish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Francesca f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Frances

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The feminine form of Francesco (Francis), from Late Latin Franciscus, from Francia (France) + -iscus (-ish). See Latin Francisca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /franˈtʃe.ska/, [frän̠ʲˈt͡ʃeskä]
  • Rhymes: -eska
  • Hyphenation: Fran‧cé‧sca

Proper noun[edit]

Francesca f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Frances