Fauna

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See also: fauna and faună

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fari (to speak, to favor, nurture). Feminine form of Faunus.

Proper noun[edit]

Fauna

  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess of animals, nature, spring and fertility; she is also the consort of Faunus.
  2. A female given name from Latin.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Fauna f (genitive Fauna, plural Faunen)

  1. fauna

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Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Fauna f sg (genitive Faunae); first declension

  1. Sister of Faunus.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Fauna
Genitive Faunae
Dative Faunae
Accusative Faunam
Ablative Faunā
Vocative Fauna