fauna

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See also: Fauna and faună

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New Latin, from Latin Fauna, sister of Faunus 'god of forests and herdsmen'; akin to Ancient Greek θαῦνον ‎(thaûnon, wild animal, beast), thýs 'jackal, wild dog; panther', Phrygian dáos 'wolf'.

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fauna ‎(plural faunae or faunas or faunæ)

  1. (uncountable) animals considered as a group; especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
  2. (countable) a book, cataloguing the animals of a country etc.

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Catalan[edit]

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fauna f ‎(plural faunes)

  1. fauna

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin fauna.

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fauna (more common word is ayvanat)

  1. fauna

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Czech[edit]

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fauna f

  1. fauna

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fauna

  1. fauna

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Inflection of fauna (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative fauna faunat
genitive faunan faunojen
partitive faunaa faunoja
illative faunaan faunoihin
singular plural
nominative fauna faunat
accusative nom.? fauna faunat
gen. faunan
genitive faunan faunojen
faunainrare
partitive faunaa faunoja
inessive faunassa faunoissa
elative faunasta faunoista
illative faunaan faunoihin
adessive faunalla faunoilla
ablative faunalta faunoilta
allative faunalleˣ faunoilleˣ
essive faunana faunoina
translative faunaksi faunoiksi
instructive faunoin
abessive faunatta faunoitta
comitative faunoineen

Italian[edit]

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fauna f ‎(plural faune)

  1. fauna

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pl

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fauna f

  1. fauna

Portuguese[edit]

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fauna f (plural faunas)

  1. fauna (animals of a region considered as a group)

Spanish[edit]

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fauna f ‎(plural faunas)

  1. fauna
    • 2008, Horacio Quiroga (introduction by Ana Alcolea), Cuentos de la selva para los niños:
      los humanos caza peces con dinamita y destruyen toda la fauna del río
      the humans are fishing with dynamite and destroy all of the fauna