||Where did you find this name?
||ToveTer (Authenticated as ToveTer)
||March 15, 2008 at 1:26:09 PM
||Russian Name Kiska by hanthom
Kiska is mostly used as a pet name for feminine cats - like Kitty or kitten in English, I suppose.
Cat = Koshka -> Kisa -> Kiska
Another meaning is... let's say it nicely - something like Pussy or Fanny in English. I guess that pussy is the right word, since in English translation of "The Twelve Chairs" is Ippolit Matveyevich named Pussy - Kisa in original text (Russian). But kisa means olny "kitty", there are no "bad" meanings in it.(http://www.lib.ru/ILFPETROV/ilf_petrov_12_chairs_engl.txt)
Sounds like a real stripper name to me..
'Not causing trouble, not touching anything, fixing the primus'
Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita
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- Russian Name Kiska - hanthom Mar 12 2008, 3:39:54 AM
- Where did you find this name? - ToveTer Mar 15 2008, 1:26:09 PM