Musa (name)

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Pronunciation Arabic pronunciation: [muːsaː]
Gender Male
Word/name Arabic
Meaning Moses
Other names
Alternative spelling Moussa

Musa (Arabic: موسى‎‎) is a male given name, corresponding to Moses, see also Moses in Islam.

A theory is that the name Musa comes from the Hebrew language. Mu means box while sa is wood. This is because Asiya, Pharaoh's wife, found him floating in the Nile river in a wooden box. Another theory is that Musa comes from the Ancient Egyptian word for newborn.

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