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Subject: Re: Something interesting about the name Isa
Author: Ivayla   (Authenticated as Ivayla)
Date: September 22, 2004 at 4:07:38 PM
Reply to: Something interesting about the name Isa by Ana
I don't know about Dvivehi, but Isa is certainly the Turkish and generally Muslim variant of Jesus.

Confirmed by those fairly accurate sites:
http://www.turkishculture.org/lifestyles/Is%20it%20a%20HE%20or%20a%20SHE.html
http://mec.sas.upenn.edu/marhaba/arabnames.htm

[A Muslim variant of Jesus might look like a contradiction, but actually Islam recognizes Jesus as a prophet, though they consider him a minor one]

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