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How to say MERMAID in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!

With the body of a human and the tail of a fish, some cultures say mermaids are beautiful and kind-hearted creatures fascinated by the world above. Other see them as more spiteful, causing storms and delighting in ensnaring and drowning humans.

Mermaids are loved the world over, and now you can share your love for them with just some of the words for mermaid in the 50 languages of Europe in a Day!

  1. Albanian – Sirenë
  2. Arabic – حورية البحر (Hwriat albahr)
  3. Armenian – ջրահարս (Jrahars)
  4. Azerbaijani – Supərisi
  5. Basque – Unhandre
  6. Belarusian – Русалка (Rusalka)
  7. Bulgarian – Русалка (Rusalka)
  8. Catalan – Sirena
  9. Croatian – Sirena
  10. Czech – Mořská panna
  11. Danish – Havfrue
  12. Dutch – Zeemeermin
  13. Estonian – Merineitsi
  14. Faroese – Havfrúgv
  15. Finnish – Merenneito
  16. French – Sirène
  17. Georgian – ქალთევზა (Kaltevza)
  18. German – Meerjungfrau
  19. Greek – Γοργόνα (Gorgóna)
  20. Greenlandic – Qungussutariaq
  21. Hungarian – Hableány
  22. Icelandic – Hafmey
  23. Irish Gaelic – Maighdean mhara
  24. Italian – Sirena
  25. Jèrriais – Sirène
  26. Latin – Nympha marina
  27. Latvian – Nāra
  28. Lithuanian – Undinė
  29. Low German – Seejumfer
  30. Luxembourgish – Mierjoffer
  31. Macedonian – Сирена (Sirena)
  32. Maltese – Sirena
  33. Manx – Ben varrey 
  34. Monégasque – Sirena
  35. Northern Sami – Ábiruvvá
  36. Norwegian – Havfrue
  37. Polish – Syrena
  38. Portuguese – Sereia
  39. Romanian – Sirenă
  40. Russian – Русалка (Rusalka)
  41. Scots Gaelic – Maighdeann-mhara
  42. Serbian – Сирена (Sirena)
  43. Slovak – Morská panna
  44. Slovene – Morska deklica
  45. Spanish – Sirena
  46. Swedish – Sjöjungfru
  47. Swiss German – Meerjungfrau
  48. Turkish – Deniz kızı
  49. Ukrainian – Русалка (Rusalka)
  50. Welsh – Môr-forwyn 

Author: James Scanlan
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