See also: teresa, Têrêsa, and Teresą

English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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First recorded as the name of a fourth-century Spanish saint. Of obscure origin; suggestions include Therasia or Thera, ancient name of the Greek island Thira.

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Teresa

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, the Spanish and Italian form of Theresa.
    • 1980, Laura Furman, The Glass House, a Novella and Stories., Viking Press, →ISBN, page 76:
      My friends call me Terry. My husband always used my full name, Teresa. He said it made him feel like he was married to a foreign woman.
    • 1999, Ed McBain, The Big Bad City, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 139:
      Cynthia and Melinda, reduced to Cindy and Mindy, as Carella had dreaded would happen from the moment she named them. Her older daughter had fared better. Tess, modern and sleek for Teresa, which conjured up cobblestoned streets in a mountain village in Potenza.
  2. A municipality of Rizal, Philippines.
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Translations

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See also

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Anagrams

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Catalan

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Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Teresa f

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Teresa

Faroese

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Proper noun

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Teresa f

  1. a female given name

Usage notes

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Matronymics

  • son of Teresa: Teresuson
  • daughter of Teresa: Teresudóttir

Declension

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Teresa
Accusative Teresu
Dative Teresu
Genitive Teresu

Finnish

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Etymology

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Spanish Teresa

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈteresɑ/, [ˈt̪e̞re̞s̠ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -eresɑ
  • Syllabification(key): Te‧re‧sa

Proper noun

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Teresa

  1. a female given name

Declension

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Inflection of Teresa (Kotus type 11/omena, no gradation)
nominative Teresa Teresat
genitive Teresan Teresien
Teresoiden
Teresoitten
partitive Teresaa Teresia
Teresoita
illative Teresaan Teresiin
Teresoihin
singular plural
nominative Teresa Teresat
accusative nom. Teresa Teresat
gen. Teresan
genitive Teresan Teresien
Teresoiden
Teresoitten
Teresojen rare
Teresain rare
partitive Teresaa Teresia
Teresoita
Teresoja rare
inessive Teresassa Teresoissa
Teresissa
elative Teresasta Teresoista
Teresista
illative Teresaan Teresiin
Teresoihin
adessive Teresalla Teresoilla
Teresilla
ablative Teresalta Teresoilta
Teresilta
allative Teresalle Teresoille
Teresille
essive Teresana Teresoina
Teresina
translative Teresaksi Teresoiksi
Teresiksi
abessive Teresatta Teresoitta
Teresitta
instructive Teresoin
Teresin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Teresa (Kotus type 11/omena, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Teresani Teresani
accusative nom. Teresani Teresani
gen. Teresani
genitive Teresani Teresieni
Teresoideni
Teresoitteni
Teresojeni rare
Teresaini rare
partitive Teresaani Teresiani
Teresoitani
Teresojani rare
inessive Teresassani Teresoissani
Teresissani
elative Teresastani Teresoistani
Teresistani
illative Teresaani Teresiini
Teresoihini
adessive Teresallani Teresoillani
Teresillani
ablative Teresaltani Teresoiltani
Teresiltani
allative Teresalleni Teresoilleni
Teresilleni
essive Teresanani Teresoinani
Teresinani
translative Teresakseni Teresoikseni
Teresikseni
abessive Teresattani Teresoittani
Teresittani
instructive
comitative Teresoineni
Teresineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Teresasi Teresasi
accusative nom. Teresasi Teresasi
gen. Teresasi
genitive Teresasi Teresiesi
Teresoidesi
Teresoittesi
Teresojesi rare
Teresaisi rare
partitive Teresaasi Teresiasi
Teresoitasi
Teresojasi rare
inessive Teresassasi Teresoissasi
Teresissasi
elative Teresastasi Teresoistasi
Teresistasi
illative Teresaasi Teresiisi
Teresoihisi
adessive Teresallasi Teresoillasi
Teresillasi
ablative Teresaltasi Teresoiltasi
Teresiltasi
allative Teresallesi Teresoillesi
Teresillesi
essive Teresanasi Teresoinasi
Teresinasi
translative Teresaksesi Teresoiksesi
Teresiksesi
abessive Teresattasi Teresoittasi
Teresittasi
instructive
comitative Teresoinesi
Teresinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Teresamme Teresamme
accusative nom. Teresamme Teresamme
gen. Teresamme
genitive Teresamme Teresiemme
Teresoidemme
Teresoittemme
Teresojemme rare
Teresaimme rare
partitive Teresaamme Teresiamme
Teresoitamme
Teresojamme rare
inessive Teresassamme Teresoissamme
Teresissamme
elative Teresastamme Teresoistamme
Teresistamme
illative Teresaamme Teresiimme
Teresoihimme
adessive Teresallamme Teresoillamme
Teresillamme
ablative Teresaltamme Teresoiltamme
Teresiltamme
allative Teresallemme Teresoillemme
Teresillemme
essive Teresanamme Teresoinamme
Teresinamme
translative Teresaksemme Teresoiksemme
Teresiksemme
abessive Teresattamme Teresoittamme
Teresittamme
instructive
comitative Teresoinemme
Teresinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Teresanne Teresanne
accusative nom. Teresanne Teresanne
gen. Teresanne
genitive Teresanne Teresienne
Teresoidenne
Teresoittenne
Teresojenne rare
Teresainne rare
partitive Teresaanne Teresianne
Teresoitanne
Teresojanne rare
inessive Teresassanne Teresoissanne
Teresissanne
elative Teresastanne Teresoistanne
Teresistanne
illative Teresaanne Teresiinne
Teresoihinne
adessive Teresallanne Teresoillanne
Teresillanne
ablative Teresaltanne Teresoiltanne
Teresiltanne
allative Teresallenne Teresoillenne
Teresillenne
essive Teresananne Teresoinanne
Teresinanne
translative Teresaksenne Teresoiksenne
Teresiksenne
abessive Teresattanne Teresoittanne
Teresittanne
instructive
comitative Teresoinenne
Teresinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Teresansa Teresansa
accusative nom. Teresansa Teresansa
gen. Teresansa
genitive Teresansa Teresiensa
Teresoidensa
Teresoittensa
Teresojensa rare
Teresainsa rare
partitive Teresaansa Teresiaan
Teresoitaan
Teresiansa
Teresoitansa
Teresojaan rare
Teresojansa rare
inessive Teresassaan
Teresassansa
Teresoissaan
Teresissaan
Teresoissansa
Teresissansa
elative Teresastaan
Teresastansa
Teresoistaan
Teresistaan
Teresoistansa
Teresistansa
illative Teresaansa Teresiinsa
Teresoihinsa
adessive Teresallaan
Teresallansa
Teresoillaan
Teresillaan
Teresoillansa
Teresillansa
ablative Teresaltaan
Teresaltansa
Teresoiltaan
Teresiltaan
Teresoiltansa
Teresiltansa
allative Teresalleen
Teresallensa
Teresoilleen
Teresilleen
Teresoillensa
Teresillensa
essive Teresanaan
Teresanansa
Teresoinaan
Teresinaan
Teresoinansa
Teresinansa
translative Teresakseen
Teresaksensa
Teresoikseen
Teresikseen
Teresoiksensa
Teresiksensa
abessive Teresattaan
Teresattansa
Teresoittaan
Teresittaan
Teresoittansa
Teresittansa
instructive
comitative Teresoineen
Teresineen
Teresoinensa
Teresinensa

Statistics

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  • Teresa is the 407th most common female given name in Finland, belonging to 980 female individuals (and as a middle name to 1,669 more), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.

German

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Proper noun

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Teresa f (genitive Teresas or Teresa)

  1. a female given name, variant of Theresa

Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /teˈrɛ.za/, /teˈre.za/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɛza, -eza
  • Hyphenation: Te‧rè‧sa, Te‧ré‧sa

Proper noun

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Teresa f

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Teresa

References

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  1. ^ Teresa in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams

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Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin Teresiă.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tɛˈrɛ.sa/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛsa
  • Syllabification: Te‧re‧sa

Proper noun

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Teresa f (diminutive Tereska or Terenia)

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Teresa

Declension

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Further reading

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  • Teresa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: Te‧re‧sa

Proper noun

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Teresa f

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Teresa

Quotations

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:Teresa.

Spanish

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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology

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Unknown. Suggestions include Therasia or Thera, ancient name of the Greek island Thira.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /teˈɾesa/ [t̪eˈɾe.sa]
  • Rhymes: -esa
  • Syllabification: Te‧re‧sa

Proper noun

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Teresa f

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Teresa

Derived terms

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Anagrams

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Tagalog

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Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Teresa (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜒᜇᜒᜐ)

  1. Teresa (a municipality of Rizal, Philippines)

Proper noun

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Teresa (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜒᜇᜒᜐ)

  1. a female given name, equivalent to English Teresa