Lyssa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of Alyssa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lyssa

  1. A female given name
    • 2002, Karle Dickerson, Joanna Campbell, Hoofprints in the snow
      It was mornings like this when Lyssa really appreciated the indoor arena.
    • 2005, Anya Bast, Seasons of Pleasure: Summer and Autumn:
      Anaisse sank down to the carpet in order to look her in her eye. She smiled. "My name is Anaisse. Where is your mother, Lyssa?"
    • 2007, Vesta F Spicer, Alyssa:
      Lyssa, that's what I want to find out. Will you think about it?

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek λύσσα (lússa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Lyssa f (genitive Lyssa, no plural) (specialist, rare)

  1. rabies
    Synonym: Tollwut

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Further reading[edit]

  • Lyssa” in Duden online
  • Lyssa” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache