Isis

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See also: ISIS, Ísis, and isis

English[edit]

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Egyptian-style picture of Isis
Isis as shown in Egyptian art

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἶσις (Îsis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪsəs/, /ˈaɪsɪs/

Proper noun[edit]

Isis

  1. (Egyptian mythology) A complex ancient Egyptian goddess. Wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. Worshiped as the ideal mother and wife as well as the matron of nature and magic.
  2. (UK, Oxford) The River Thames.
  3. (rare) A female given name
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Translations[edit]


Danish[edit]

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Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἶσις (Îsis, Isis), from Egyptian

st t
H8
B1

Ȝs.t or

st t
,
y
I12

Ȝs.t.

Proper noun[edit]

Isis

  1. Isis

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia de

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἶσις (Îsis, Isis), from Egyptian

st t
H8
B1

Ȝs.t or

st t
,
y
I12

Ȝs.t.

Proper noun[edit]

Isis f

  1. Isis.