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ItalianEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • Rhymes: -esse
  • Hyphenation: con‧tés‧se

NounEdit

contesse f pl

  1. plural of contessa

Pronunciation 2Edit

  • Rhymes: -ɛsse
  • Hyphenation: con‧tès‧se

VerbEdit

contesse

  1. third-person singular present indicative of contessere

Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

contesse f (plural contesses)

  1. countess (wife of a count)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: comtesse

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

conte +‎ -esse.

NounEdit

contesse f (oblique plural contesses, nominative singular contesse, nominative plural contesses)

  1. countess (wife of a count)

DescendantsEdit