abbatissa

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abbās (abbot) +‎ -issa (feminine noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abbātissa f (genitive abbātissae, masculine abbās); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) abbess, female head of an abbey

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case 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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Professor Kidd, et al. Collins Gem Latin Dictionary. HarperCollins Publishers (Glasgow: 2004). →ISBN. page 1.

Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin abbātissa (abbess).

Noun[edit]

abbatissa f (genitive abbatissu, plural abbatissur)

  1. abbess

Inflection[edit]