See also: ISIS, Ísis, and isis

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin Īsis, the goddess Isis, from Ancient Greek Ἶσῐς (Îsis), from Egyptian [[ꜣst#Egyptian|]] (ꜣst).

Proper nounEdit

Isis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Isididae – typical deep-sea bamboo corals.

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EnglishEdit

 
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Isis as shown in Egyptian art

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἶσις (Îsis), from Egyptian [[ꜣst#Egyptian|]] (ꜣst).

Proper nounEdit

Isis

  1. (Egyptian mythology) An ancient Egyptian goddess, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, worshiped as the ideal mother and wife and as the matron of nature and magic.
    • 2009, Behemoth, Defiling Morality ov Black God
      Grant me profane kiss / Oh Isis, mother ov all / Thy lips like morphine / Teasing my slumbering heart
  2. (astronomy) 42 Isis, a main belt asteroid.
  3. (uncommon) A female given name
    • 1924, Zora Neale Hurston, Drenched in Light:
      Isis had crawled under the center table with its red plush cover with little round balls for fringe.
    • 1995, Iain Banks, Whit:
      'Beloved Isis,' Elias grinned, 'would you kindly cast some light into the poor occluded mind of our brother here on the matter of the co-essential nature of the body and the soul?'
Usage notesEdit

As a female given name, its popularity peaked in 2005 in the US and 2010 in the Netherlands. Due to its association with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (commonly abbreviated as ISIS), the name quickly fell out of favor and is now rarely used. [1]

In some depictions of the Egyptian goddess, she is sometimes renamed as Eset.

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Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from Tamesis (Latin name for Thames), from the assumption that the word was derived from a compound of Thame (A tributary of the Thames) and Isis.

 River Isis on Wikipedia

Proper nounEdit

Isis

  1. (UK, especially Oxfordshire, otherwise dated) The River Thames between its source and its confluence with the River Thame at Dorchester on Thames.

Etymology 3Edit

Proper nounEdit

Isis

  1. Alternative letter-case form of ISIS
    • 2017 August 20, “The Observer view on the attacks in Spain”, in The Observer[2]:
      The terrorist threat is growing, the politicians and intelligence services say, due in part to the degradation of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq and the rising numbers of Isis fighters returning to Europe.

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἶσις (Îsis, Isis), from Egyptian [[ꜣst#Egyptian|]] (ꜣst).

Proper nounEdit

Isis

  1. Isis

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Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek Ἶσις (Îsis, Isis), from Egyptian [[ꜣst#Egyptian|]] (ꜣst).

Proper nounEdit

Isis f (proper noun, genitive Isis' or Isis)

  1. Isis
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Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Isis f (proper noun, genitive Isis' or Isis)

  1. Alternative form of ISIS (Isis)
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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἶσῐς (Îsis), itself from Egyptian [[ꜣst#Egyptian|]] (ꜣst).

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NounEdit

Īsis f sg (genitive Īsis or Īsidis); third declension

  1. Isis.
  2. A river of Pontus

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem or imparisyllabic non-i-stem; two different stems), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Īsis
Genitive Īsis
Īsidis
Dative Īsī
Īsidī
Accusative Īsem
Īsidem
Ablative Īse
Īside
Vocative Īsis

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ReferencesEdit

  • Isis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Isis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Īsis, from Ancient Greek Ἶσις (Îsis), from Egyptian [[ꜣst#Egyptian|]] (ꜣst).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈisis/ [ˈi.sis]
  • Rhymes: -isis
  • Hyphenation: I‧sis

Proper nounEdit

Isis f

  1. (Egyptian mythology) Isis