Nereis

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Translingual[edit]

Nereis pelagica.jpg
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Proper noun[edit]

Nereis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Nereididae – certain polychaete worms.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Νηρηΐς (Nērēḯs), from Νηρεύς (Nēreús, the sea-god Nereus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Nērēis f (genitive Nērēidis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) a nereid

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Nērēis Nērēidēs
Genitive Nērēidis Nērēidum
Dative Nērēidī Nērēidibus
Accusative Nērēidem Nērēidēs
Ablative Nērēide Nērēidibus
Vocative Nērēis Nērēidēs

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