examen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, the tongue of a balance, examination; for exagmen, from exigere to weigh accurately, to treat: compare French examen. See exact.

Noun[edit]

examen

  1. (obsolete) examination; inquiry
    • Cowper
      A critical examen of the two pieces.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin exāmen. Compare the inherited eixam.

Noun[edit]

examen m (plural exàmens)

  1. exam, test

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

examen n (plural examens or examina, diminutive examentje n)

  1. examination

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin exāmen. Compare essaim.

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Noun[edit]

examen m (plural examens)

  1. exam, test

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

exāmen n (genitive exāminis); third declension

  1. swarm, crowd
  2. tongue of a balance
  3. a consideration, an examining

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative exāmen exāmina
genitive exāminis exāminum
dative exāminī exāminibus
accusative exāmen exāmina
ablative exāmine exāminibus
vocative exāmen exāmina

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin, French exāmen.

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Noun[edit]

examen n (plural examene)

  1. exam, examination, test

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin exāmen.

Noun[edit]

examen m (plural examens)

  1. exam

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin exāmen. Compare the doublet enjambre.

Noun[edit]

examen m (plural exámenes)

  1. exam, examination

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin exāmen.

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Noun[edit]

examen c

  1. exam
  2. graduation
  3. degree
    Den sökande bör ha en examen i ekonomi
    The applicant should have a degree in economics.

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