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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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σειρήν ‎(Seirḗn)

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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

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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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