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alcyon

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

alcyon (plural alcyons)

  1. Alternative form of halcyon

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LatinEdit

alcyon (kingfisher)

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀλκυών (alkuṓn, kingfisher).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alcyōn f (genitive alcyonis); third declension

  1. The halcyon; kingfisher.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative alcyōn alcyonēs
genitive alcyonis alcyonum
dative alcyonī alcyonibus
accusative alcyonem alcyonēs
ablative alcyone alcyonibus
vocative alcyōn alcyonēs

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