abadessa

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Late Latin or Ecclesiastical Latin abbātissa, from Latin abbas.

Noun[edit]

abadessa f (plural abadesses)

  1. abbess

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Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.baˈdes.a/, [äbäˈd̪es̪s̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧dés‧sa

Noun[edit]

abadessa f (plural abadesse)

  1. Archaic form of badessa.

Further reading[edit]

  • abadessa in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti

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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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]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌa.ba.ˈde.sa/, /ˌa.ba.ˈde.sɐ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˌa.bɐ.ˈde.sɐ/, [ˌa.βɐ.ˈðe.sɐ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧des‧sa

Noun[edit]

abadessa f (plural abadessas)

  1. abbess (female superior of a nunnery)

Related terms[edit]