abadessa

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See also: abadêssa

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Ecclesiastical Latin abbātissa (abbess), from Latin abbas (abbot).

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Noun[edit]

abadessa f (plural abadesses, masculine abat)

  1. abbess

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.baˈdes.sa/
  • Rhymes: -essa
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧dés‧sa

Noun[edit]

abadessa f (plural abadesse, masculine abate)

  1. Archaic form of badessa.

Further reading[edit]

  • abadessa in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin or Ecclesiastical Latin abbātissā (abbess), from Latin abbātem (abbot) + -issa (-ess).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abadessa f (plural abadessas)

  1. abbess (female superior of a nunnery or convent)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: abadesa
  • Portuguese: abadessa

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese abadessa, from Late Latin or Ecclesiastical Latin abbātissā (abbess), from Latin abbātem (abbot).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧des‧sa
  • Rhymes: -esɐ

Noun[edit]

abadessa f (plural abadessas)

  1. abbess (female superior of a nunnery)

Related terms[edit]