Nixe

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German nixe, from Old High German nicchessa, feminine form of nichus, nihhus (water-spirit). More at nix, nicker.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Nixe f (genitive Nixe, plural Nixen)

  1. mermaid (mythological woman with a fish's tail)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Nixe in Duden online