A mermaid is the creature with half human and half fish. Mermaid denotes female. They are beautiful and very attractive in looks.
Siren is the hybrid creatures with the woman head and human arms and the body of the bird. They had beautiful singing voices. They live in an island. Sirens sing song which lures the travelers to death.
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|Synonyms||Fairy, water nymph, deity, elf, kelpie||Enchantress, charmer, seductive, sorceress, vamp|
|History||Mermaids have long fascinated humans, right from the days of Hans Christian Anderson’s novel, The Little Mermaid, to the children of today that read about Mermaids and Mermen in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books. The fascination of humans with these peculiar creatures is not restricted to the West. Philippines, Japanese and a variety of other completely distinct and separate cultures refer to mermaids and mermaid like creatures.||In the earliest Greek myths, sirens represented the beautiful women who rested on the shore of the ocean, singing song of love and sometimes playing string musical instruments.|
|Word origin||The word mermaid was originated from Middle English: from mere (in the obsolete sense ‘sea’) + maid.||The word siren was originated from Middle English (denoting an imaginary type of snake): from Old French sirene, from late Latin Sirena, feminine of Latin Siren, from Greek Seirēn.|
|Found in||Mermaids find mention in the folklore and stories of all cultures and civilizations.||Sirens are found in Greek mythology only.|
|Intention||Mermaids are shown as gentle and benevolent.||Sirens are believed to have evil intentions.|
|Types of creatures||These were aquatic creatures.||These were not aquatic creatures.|
|Nature||They were gentle and benevolent, and were not that evil in natures.||They had evil intentions and natures.|
|Nature towards Humankind||Due to their gentle and benevolent natures, they were always helped human beings.||They used to sing songs to mesmerize sailors and cause their drowning.|
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