See also: ossa

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Ossa, itself from Basque otsoa (wolf).

Proper nounEdit

Ossa (plural Ossas)

  1. A surname​.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Ossa is the 33645th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 677 individuals. Ossa is most common among Hispanic/Latino (79.62%) and White (18.91%) individuals.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ὄσσα (Óssa).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ossa f sg (genitive Ossae); first declension

  1. A mountain of Thessaly, separated from the Olympus by the valley of Tempe

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ossa
Genitive Ossae
Dative Ossae
Accusative Ossam
Ablative Ossā
Vocative Ossa

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ossa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ossa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Ossa in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly