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]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkyɡ.nus/, [ˈkʏŋ.nʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi.ɲus/, [ˈt͡ʃiɲ.ɲus]
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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.

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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