See also: fauna and faună

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Feminine form of Faunus.

Some refer it to Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₂u-, whence Ancient Greek θαῦνον (thaûnon, beast), Illyrian-related Daunus. Some refer it to faveō.

Proper nounEdit

Fauna

  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess of animals, nature, spring and fertility; she is also the consort of Faunus.
  2. A female given name from Latin.

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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

Fauna f (genitive Fauna, plural Faunen)

  1. fauna

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Fauna” in Duden online
  • Fauna” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

Fauna f sg (genitive Faunae); first declension

  1. Sister of Faunus.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Fauna
Genitive Faunae
Dative Faunae
Accusative Faunam
Ablative Faunā
Vocative Fauna