sereia

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sereia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese serẽa, from Late Latin sirēna, from Latin Sīrēn ‎(siren), from Ancient Greek Σειρήν ‎(Seirḗn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /se.ˈɾej.a/, /se.ˈɾej.ɐ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /sɨ.ˈɾɐj.ɐ/, /sɨ.ˈɾej.ɐ/
  • Hyphenation: se‧rei‧a

Noun[edit]

sereia f (plural sereias)

  1. mermaid (mythological woman with a fish's tail)
  2. (figuratively) an attractive woman

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