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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German nixe, from Old High German nicchessa, feminine form of nichus, nihhus (water-spirit). More at nix, nicker.

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Nixe f (genitive Nixe, plural Nixen)

  1. mermaid (mythological woman with a fish's tail)

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  • Nixe in Duden online