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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΛιγεια Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek λιγυς (ligys) meaning "clear-voiced, shrill, whistling". This was the name of one of the Sirens in Greek legend. It was also used by Edgar Allan Poe in his story 'Ligeia' (1838).
Other Languages & CulturesLígia Portuguese Lygia Portuguese (Brazilian)

Categories

Greek mythology, literature, mythology
Entry updated December 8, 2017