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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Σῆρες (Sêres, the Chinese; China, the land of the Chinese), plural of Σήρ (Sḗr), possibly from Old Chinese (*[s]ə, silk).

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Proper nounEdit

Sēres m pl (genitive Sērum); third declension (singular Sēr)

  1. (usually in the plural) The northern Chinese people reached via the overland Silk Road to Chang'an (Xi'an), unknown at the time to be related to the Sinae reached via the maritime Silk Road to Panyu (Guangzhou).

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Plural
nominative Sērēs
genitive Sērum
dative Sēribus
accusative Sērēs
ablative Sēribus
vocative Sērēs

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