Dassah

Dassah f
Jewish: aphetic short form of HADASSAH (SEE Hadassah). The shortening may have been assisted by the erroneous association of the first syllable with the Hebrew definite article ha.

First names dictionary. 2012.

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  • Hadassah — f Jewish: Hebrew name (Esther 2: 7) of the biblical queen more commonly known by her Persian name ESTHER (SEE Esther). It is sometimes used as a modern given name by Jews. Short form: Dassah …   First names dictionary

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