See also: issa, issā, and -issa

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From Somali Ciise or Arabic عيسى

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Issa (plural Issas or Issa)

  1. A member of a Somali clan, mainly residing in Djibouti; it is the larger of the two dominant ethnic groups.
    Until its independence in 1977, Djibouti was called the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas.
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Issa pl (plural only)

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

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From English leave.

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Issa

  1. to leave something

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

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Issa m

  1. a male given name from Arabic, widely used in Islamic North and West Africa
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Issa m (plural Issas)

  1. a member of the Issa clan

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἴσσα (Íssa), possibly from an Illyrian word meaning "spas," from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eysh₂- (to move violently, rapidly). Possibly related to Isacia, a place in Lucania mentioned by Pliny.

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Issa f sg (genitive Issae); first declension

  1. Vis (an island off the coast of Croatia)

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First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Issa
Genitive Issae
Dative Issae
Accusative Issam
Ablative Issā
Vocative Issa

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  • 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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • How the Croatian Islands Got Their Names
  • Roller, D. W. (2018). A Historical and Topographical Guide to the Geography of Strabo. United States: Cambridge University Press, p. 286