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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch abdisse. Equivalent to abt +‎ -is.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑbˈdɪs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ab‧dis
  • Rhymes: -ɪs

NounEdit

abdis f (plural abdissen, diminutive abdisje n, masculine abt)

  1. An abbess (female superior of certain nunneries)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: abdis
  • Indonesian: abdis

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch abdis (abbess).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ab.dɪs/
  • Hyphenation: ab‧dis

NounEdit

abdis

  1. (Catholicism) abbess

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