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Gender Feminine
Usage Dutch, German
Pronounced Pron. SAHS-kee-a:(Dutch)
ZAS-kya(German)

Meaning & History

From the Germanic element sahs "Saxon". The Saxons were a Germanic tribe, their name ultimately deriving from the Germanic word sahs meaning "knife".