Disa

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See also: Dísa and disa

Translingual[edit]

Disa tripetaloides

Etymology[edit]

After Disa, a heroine of Swedish mythology.

Proper noun[edit]

Disa f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Orchidaceae — a genus of orchids.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Dísa, short form of names containing the element dís (minor goddess). Name of a legendary Swedish queen, revived as a given name since 1788. Later also used as a diminutive of Desirée.

Proper noun[edit]

Disa

  1. A female given name.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån : 1804 females with the given name Disa living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010. Accessed on 8 September 2011.