altesse

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian altezza or, less convincingly, from Spanish alteza. Doublet of hautesse, the inherited French equivalent.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /al.tɛs/
  • Rhymes: -ɛs
  • (file)

NounEdit

altesse f (plural altesses)

  1. highness, Highness (title of respect)

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