Sirius

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Sīrius, from Ancient Greek Σείριος(Seírios)

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Proper noun[edit]

Sirius

  1. (astronomy) A bluish-white star in the constellation Canis Major; Alpha (α) Canis Majoris. A vertex of the Winter Triangle and the brightest star in the night sky. It is actually a binary star with a white dwarf companion star.

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Proper noun[edit]

Sirius m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

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

Declension[edit]

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)

Proper noun[edit]

Sīrius m ‎(genitive Sīriī); second declension

  1. (astronomy) Sirius

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