Raisa

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa

  1. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Раи́са ‎(Raísa).

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Russian saint's name Раи́са ‎(Raísa), probably from Ancient Greek, of unknown meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɑisɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Rai‧sa

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa

  1. A female given name of Finnish speakers.
    • 1991 Elisabet Aho, Varjoja kuvastimessa, Karisto, ISBN 951-23-2925-5, page 65:
      Tummasilmä halusi lapselle kummallisen, venäläisen etunimen, Raisa tai mikä Tanja se olikaan. Jostakin vanhasta romaanista tyttö moisen keksi. Nestorille oli yhdentekevää mikä rääpäleen nimeksi pantaisiin.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Раи́са ‎(Raísa).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Raisa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Raisa Raisat
genitive Raisan Raisojen
partitive Raisaa Raisoja
illative Raisaan Raisoihin
singular plural
nominative Raisa Raisat
accusative nom. Raisa Raisat
gen. Raisan
genitive Raisan Raisojen
Raisainrare
partitive Raisaa Raisoja
inessive Raisassa Raisoissa
elative Raisasta Raisoista
illative Raisaan Raisoihin
adessive Raisalla Raisoilla
ablative Raisalta Raisoilta
allative Raisalle Raisoille
essive Raisana Raisoina
translative Raisaksi Raisoiksi
instructive Raisoin
abessive Raisatta Raisoitta
comitative Raisoineen

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. From Russian Раи́са ‎(Raísa).

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa f

  1. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Раи́са ‎(Raísa).
  2. A female given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

From English Rice.

Proper noun[edit]

Raisa ‎(f)

  1. Rice (English surname as applied to women)
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References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Raisa was the only given name of 4777 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.