Issa

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See also: issa, issā, and -issa

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Issa

  1. A Somali clan, mainly residing in Djibouti, where it is larger of the two dominating ethnic groups.
    Until its independence in 1977 Djibouti was called the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas.
  2. A member of the Issa clan.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Issa

  1. Alternative form of Iswa (the Catawba, a Native American people who inhabit the Carolinas).

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A French spelling of an Arabic-derived form for Jesus. From Arabic عِيسَى (ʿīsā) or its derivatives (Wolof Isaa, Pulaar Iisaa etc.).

Proper noun[edit]

Issa m

  1. A male given name, widely used in Islamic North and West Africa.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Issa m (plural Issas)

  1. A member of the Issa clan

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἴσσα (Íssa).

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Proper noun[edit]

Issa f (genitive Issae); first declension

  1. Vis (island off the coast of Croatia)

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Issa
genitive Issae
dative Issae
accusative Issam
ablative Issā
vocative Issa

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References[edit]

  • Issa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Issa in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • Issa” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)