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From Ancient Greek Ἔλῐσσᾰ (Élissa); probably from Phoenician 𐤀𐤋𐤀𐤎𐤕(ʾlʾst /Elishat/), 𐤀𐤋𐤀𐤎(ʾlʾs /Elisha/).
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Proper nounEdit

Elissa

  1. (Greek mythology) Dido, queen of Carthage.
  2. A female given name from Ancient Greek.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἔλῐσσᾰ (Élissa).

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Proper nounEdit

Elissa f sg (genitive Elissae); first declension

  1. (poetic) Synonym of Dīdō (legendary foundress and queen of Carthage)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Elissa
Genitive Elissae
Dative Elissae
Accusative Elissam
Ablative Elissā
Vocative Elissa

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