Mermaid is a legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish.
Mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature in recent centuries.
The word mermaid is a compound of the Old English mere (sea), and maid (a girl or young woman)
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Suvannamaccha (lit. golden mermaid) is a daughter of Ravana that appears in the Cambodian and Thai versions of the Ramayana. She is a mermaid princess who tries to spoil Hanuman’s plans to build a bridge to Lanka but falls in love with him instead. She is a popular figure of Thai folklore.