Larissa

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Larisa (the city; the female name)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Λάρισσα (Lárissa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ləˈɹɪsə/
    • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Larissa

  1. A city in north-central Greece, the capital of Thessaly.
  2. A city in western Asia Minor, close to ancient Greek city of Smyrna and to contemporary Turkish city of Menemen
  3. (Greek mythology) A nymph with a local cult near the city of Larissa.
  4. A female given name from Ancient Greek (after the mythological character and a 4th century Greek Orthodox martyr).
  5. (astronomy) A moon of Neptune.

Related termsEdit

  • female given name: Lara

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FinnishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Larissa

  1. Inessive singular form of Lari.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian Лари́са (Larísa) in the 20th century.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Larissa

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Larissa

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Λάρισσα (Lárissa).

Proper nounEdit

Larissa f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Larissa
  2. Larissa (a city, the regional capital of Thessaly, Greece)

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Λάρισσα (Lárissa).

Proper nounEdit

Lārissa f sg (genitive Lārissae); first declension

  1. Larissa

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Lārissa
Genitive Lārissae
Dative Lārissae
Accusative Lārissam
Ablative Lārissā
Vocative Lārissa
Locative Lārissae

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Larissa f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Larissa
  2. Larissa (a city, the regional capital of Thessaly, Greece)