See also: Têrêsa

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /təˈɹiː.sə/, /təˈɹiː.zə/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːsə, -iːzə

Proper nounEdit

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 1980. →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.

Related termsEdit

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CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Teresa f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Teresa

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Teresa f

  1. A female given name

Usage notesEdit

Matronymics

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

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Teresa
Accusative Teresu
Dative Teresu
Genitive Teresu

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [teˈʀeːza]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Te‧re‧sa

Proper nounEdit

Teresa f (genitive Teresa)

  1. A female given name, variant of Theresa.

ItalianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Teresa f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Teresa.

AnagramsEdit


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Teresa f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Teresa.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Teresa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Teresa f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Teresa

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Teresa.


SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /teˈɾesa/, [t̪eˈɾesa]

Proper nounEdit

Teresa f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Teresa.

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


TagalogEdit

Proper nounEdit

Teresa

  1. A municipality of Rizal, Philippines.