Seemann

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See (sea) +‎ Mann (man)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeːman/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: See‧mann

Noun[edit]

Seemann m (genitive Seemannes, plural Seeleute or Seemänner, female Seemännin)

  1. sailor (worker on a ship)
  2. seaman

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most German nouns denoting human beings, this word has no commonly used distinct feminine. A female sailor or seaman is also called Seemann; the feminine Seemännin is very rare.

Declension[edit]

With plural Seeleute

With plural Seemänner

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Seemann” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Seemann in Duden online

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Seemann.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Seemann m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

Declension[edit]

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]