-ισσα

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See also: ἴσσα

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from -ης (-ēs). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Noun[edit]

-ῐσσᾰ (-issaf (genitive -ῐ́σσης); first declension

  1. femininizes masculine nouns in the first declension
    στῡλῑ́της (stūlī́tēs) + ‎-ισσα (-issa) → ‎στῡλῑ́τῐσσᾰ f (stūlī́tissa)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek -ισσα (-issa).

Suffix[edit]

-ισσα (-issaf

  1. feminises masculine nouns ending in -ας, -ης, -ος, etc.
    βασιλιάς m (vasiliás, king) + ‎-ισσα (-issa) → ‎βασίλισσα f (vasílissa, queen)
    μάγειρας m (mágeiras, cook) + ‎-ισσα (-issa) → ‎μαγείρισσα f (mageírissa, cook)

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