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mermaid

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɜː.meɪd/  us   /ˈmɝː-/
an imaginary creature described in stories, with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish
Translations of “mermaid”
in Arabic حوريِّة البَحْر…
in Korean 인어 공주…
in Malaysian ikan duyung…
in French sirène…
in Turkish deniz kızı…
in Italian sirena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 美人魚…
in Russian русалка…
in Polish syrena…
in Vietnamese người cá…
in Spanish sirena…
in Portuguese sereia…
in Thai นางเงือก…
in German die Meerjunfer…
in Catalan sirena…
in Japanese 人魚…
in Indonesian putri duyung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美人鱼…
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