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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abbātissa f (genitive abbātissae); first declension

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

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative abbātissa abbātissae
genitive abbātissae abbātissārum
dative abbātissae abbātissīs
accusative abbātissam abbātissās
ablative abbātissā abbātissīs
vocative abbātissa abbātissae

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin abbātissa (abbess).

NounEdit

abbatissa f (genitive abbatissu, plural abbatissur)

  1. abbess

InflectionEdit