semen

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See also: semèn and sêmen

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin sēmen (seed)

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Noun[edit]

Semen

semen (uncountable)

  1. A slimy, milky fluid produced in male reproductive organs that contains the reproductive cells.
    • 1959, William S. Burroughs, Naked Lunch, page 68
      Sharp protein odor of semen fills the air.

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

semen

  1. third-person plural present indicative of semar
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of semar

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

semen

  1. cement (a powdered substance)
  2. The fluid, produced in male reproductive organs of an animal, that contains the reproductive cells.


This Indonesian entry was created from the translations listed at cement. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see semen in the Indonesian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) February 2010


Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *séh₁mn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sēmen n (genitive sēminis); third declension

  1. seed (of plants)
    Semen manu spargere. — To scatter seed by hand.
  2. semen
  3. graft
  4. offspring
  5. cause
  6. (poetic) seed (of the elements of other bodies (of fire, water, stones, etc.))

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sēmen sēmina
genitive sēminis sēminum
dative sēminī sēminibus
accusative sēmen sēmina
ablative sēmine sēminibus
vocative sēmen sēmina

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Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

semen

  1. to seem
    • 14th Century, Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, The Knight's Tale
      The brighte swerdes wenten to and fro
      So hidously þat with þe leste strook
      That it semeþ þat it wolde felle an ook

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sēmen.

Noun[edit]

semen m (uncountable)

  1. semen, sperm

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