beatrice

See also: Beatrice

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bea̯ˈtri.t͡ʃe/, [beä̯ˈt̪r̺iːt͡ʃe]
  • Rhymes: -itʃe
  • Hyphenation: bea‧trì‧ce

Etymology 1Edit

bea(re) (to make blessed) +‎ -trice (-ess, feminine agent noun suffix)

AdjectiveEdit

beatrice (plural beatrici, feminine only)

  1. that gives bliss; blissening

NounEdit

beatrice f (plural beatrici)

  1. female equivalent of beatore

Etymology 2Edit

From the name of Beatrice Portinari (1266 – 1290), woman commonly identified as poet Dante Alighieri's inspiring muse.

NounEdit

beatrice f (plural beatrici)

  1. A woman who is a source of inspiration for a poet or artist; muse
    Eleonora Duse è stata, in un certo periodo, la beatrice di D’Annunzio.Eleonora Duse, for a certain period, was D'Annunzio's muse.
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