marquesa

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From marquès (marquess) +‎ -esa (-ess, feminine noun-forming suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marquesa f (plural marqueses)

  1. female equivalent of marquès
  2. A marchioness. (the wife of a marquis)

Usage notesEdit

As with many female noble titles, this term can mean either a woman who holds such a title in her own right, or the wife of a man who holds the equivalent male title.


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Rhymes: -ezɐ
  • Hyphenation: mar‧que‧sa

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French marquise.[1][2]

NounEdit

marquesa f (plural marquesas)

  1. Alternative form of marquise
  2. examination table

Etymology 2Edit

From marquês (marquess) +‎ -esa (-ess, feminine noun-forming suffix).

NounEdit

marquesa f (plural marquesas)

  1. female equivalent of marquês, marchioness (wife of a marquess)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ marquesa” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. ^ marquesa” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From marqués (marquess) +‎ -esa (-ess, feminine noun-forming suffix); compare French marquise.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maɾˈkesa/ [maɾˈke.sa]
  • Rhymes: -esa
  • Hyphenation: mar‧que‧sa

NounEdit

marquesa f (plural marquesas)

  1. female equivalent of marqués (marchioness)

NounEdit

marquesa f (plural marquesas)

  1. (Chile) bedframe

Further readingEdit