Siren

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See also: siren, sìrén, sīrén, and sǐrén

Translingual[edit]

Siren lacertina

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Siren

Proper noun[edit]

Siren f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Sirenidae – the sirens, species of salamander.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsire̞ːn/
  • Hyphenation: Si‧ren

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Proper noun[edit]

Siren

  1. A surname​.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Siren (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Siren Sirenit
genitive Sirenin Sirenien
partitive Sireniä Sirenejä
illative Sireniin Sireneihin
singular plural
nominative Siren Sirenit
accusative nom. Siren Sirenit
gen. Sirenin
genitive Sirenin Sirenien
partitive Sireniä Sirenejä
inessive Sirenissä Sireneissä
elative Sirenistä Sireneistä
illative Sireniin Sireneihin
adessive Sirenillä Sireneillä
ablative Sireniltä Sireneiltä
allative Sirenille Sireneille
essive Sireninä Sireneinä
translative Sireniksi Sireneiksi
instructive Sirenein
abessive Sirenittä Sireneittä
comitative Sireneineen

Latin[edit]

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 Sirenes on Latin Wikipedia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σειρήν(Seirḗn)

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Noun[edit]

Sīrēn f ‎(genitive Sīrēnis); third declension

  1. a siren, one of the mythical birds with faces of virgins, that dwelt on the southern coast of Italy, where, with their sweet voices, they enticed ashore those who were sailing by, and then killed them.
  2. drone in a hive

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Sīrēn Sīrēnēs
genitive Sīrēnis Sīrēnum
dative Sīrēnī Sīrēnibus
accusative Sīrēnem Sīrēnēs
ablative Sīrēne Sīrēnibus
vocative Sīrēn Sīrēnēs

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