Σειρήν

Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Perhaps originally "entangler" or "binder," from σειρά (seirá, rope, cord), from Proto-Indo-European *twerH- (to grab, seize, enclose). On the other hand, Chantraine is in favor of a Pre-Greek origin, in view of the suffix -ήν. Compare also Σείριος (Seírios).

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Proper nounEdit

Σειρήν (Seirḗnf (genitive Σειρῆνος); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) siren

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