-ισσα

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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 (vasiliás, king)   x   βασίλισσα f (vasílissa, queen)
    μάγειρας m (mágeiras, cook)   x   μαγείρισσα f (mageírissa, cook)

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