cygnus

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Latin[edit]

cygnī (swans)

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Etymology[edit]

Romanized form of the Ancient Greek κύκνος (kúknos)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cygnus m (genitive cygnī); second declension

  1. A swan; a bird noted for its singing and sacred to Apollo.
  2. (figuratively) A poet, especially one who sings.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cygnus cygnī
Genitive cygnī cygnōrum
Dative cygnō cygnīs
Accusative cygnum cygnōs
Ablative cygnō cygnīs
Vocative cygne cygnī

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: cisne
  • Catalan: cigne
  • English: cygnet
  • Esperanto: cigno
  • Ido: cigno
  • Italian: cigno

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