Thirza

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the German variant of Tirzah through 18th century literature.

Proper noun[edit]

Thirza

  1. A female given name.
    • 1817 Robert Patterson, Recluse: The Art of Domestick Happiness: and other poems, page 182:
      What, tell me, my Thirza, provokes thee to speak, / In high-sounding phrases, our Mordecai's name?

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Thirza

  1. A female given name, a variant of Tirza.
    • 1758 Salomon Gessner, Der Tod Abels, Zürich (1823), page 12; translated in 1811 by Mary Collyer as The Death of Abel, page 5:
      Da giengen Abel und seine geliebte Thirza aus ihrer Hütte hervor, in die nahe geruchreiche Laube von Jasminen und Rosen.
      - - - when Abel and his beloved Thirza quitted their habitation, and repaired to a neighbouring bower of jessamine and roses.