семя

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sěmę, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₁mn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsʲemʲa]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

се́мя (sjémjan inan (genitive се́мя or се́мені, uncountable)

  1. seed
    Synonyms: насе́нне (nasjénnje), зе́рне (zjérnje)
  2. semen

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References[edit]

  • семя” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sěmę, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₁mn̥, whence English seed and semen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

се́мя (sémjan inan (genitive се́мени, nominative plural семена́, genitive plural семя́н, related adjective семенно́й, diminutive се́мечко)

  1. seed (also figurative)
  2. semen

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