abbedisse

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin abbātissa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abedisə/, [ɑb̥eˈd̥isə]

Noun[edit]

abbedisse c (singular definite abbedissen, plural indefinite abbedisser)

  1. abbess (female superior of a nunnery)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse abbadissa or Old Norse abbadis, through Middle Low German abbadisse, from Medieval Latin abbātissa, a feminine derivation of Latin abbas, abbatis (abbot).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑbeˈdɪsːə/
  • Rhymes: -ɪsːə
  • Hyphenation: ab‧be‧dis‧se

Noun[edit]

abbedisse f or m (definite singular abbedissa or abbedissen, indefinite plural abbedisser, definite plural abbedissene)

  1. (Christianity) an abbess (female superior of a nunnery)
    den lærde abbedisse Hildegard fra Bingen
    the learned abbess Hildegard of Bingen

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin abbātissa

Noun[edit]

abbedisse f (definite singular abbedissa, indefinite plural abbedisser, definite plural abbedissene)

  1. an abbess

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