Sirius

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From Latin Sīrius, from Ancient Greek Σείριος (Seírios), usually taken from σείριος (seírios, scorching; scorcher).

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Sirius

  1. (astronomy) A binary star system in the constellation Canis Major long understood as a single extremely luminous white star, associated in ancient Egypt with the Nile flood and in Greek and Roman culture with the "dog days" of summer.

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Sirius m

  1. A male given name.

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Patronymics

  • son of Sirius: Siriusarson or Siriusson
  • daughter of Sirius: Siriusardóttir or Siriusdóttir

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Sirius
Accusative Sirius
Dative Siriusi
Genitive Siriusar

German[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sirius m (genitive Sirius)

  1. (astronomy) Sirius

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σείριος (Seírios, Seirios), from σείριος (seírios, scorching, destructive)

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Sīrius m (genitive Sīriī); second declension

  1. (astronomy) Sirius

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