satyr

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Statue of a satyr by Praxiteles
A specimen of Andromeda satyr (Cithaerias andromeda).

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From French satyre, from Latin satyrus, from Ancient Greek σάτυρος (sáturos).

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satyr (plural satyrs)

  1. (Greek mythology) A sylvan deity or demigod, male companion of Pan or Dionysus, represented as part man and part goat, and characterized by riotous merriment and lasciviousness, sometimes pictured with a perpetual erection.
    • 1637, John Milton, Lycidas
      Rough Satyrs danced; and Fauns, with cloven heel, / From the glad sound would not be absent long.
      male variation of nymphs
  2. (Roman mythology) Synonym of faun
  3. (by extension) A lecherous man.
  4. Any of various butterflies of the nymphalid subfamily Satyrinae, having brown wings marked with eyelike spots; a meadow brown.
  5. (obsolete) The orangutan.

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin satyrus,from Ancient Greek σάτυρος (sáturos).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsaː.tir/, /ˈsaː.tər/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧tyr

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satyr m (plural satyrs, diminutive satyrtje n)

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) satyr, faun

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Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsa.tɨr/
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Etymology 1[edit]

From French satyre, from Latin satyrus, from Ancient Greek σάτυρος (sáturos).

Noun[edit]

satyr m pers

  1. (Greek mythology) satyr
  2. satyr (lecherous man)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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satyr f

  1. genitive plural of satyra

Further reading[edit]

  • satyr in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • satyr in Polish dictionaries at PWN