semente

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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

semente

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of sementar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of sementar

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 13th century. From Latin sēmentis, sēmentem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

semente f (plural sementes)

  1. seed (of a plant)
  2. sowing

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References[edit]

  • semente” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • semente” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • semente” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • semente” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • semente” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin sēmentem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seˈmen.te/
  • Rhymes: -ente
  • Hyphenation: se‧mén‧te

Noun[edit]

semente f (plural sementi)

  1. seed (all the seeds of a species destined to inseminate an area of land)
    • 2020 September, Antonio Pennacchi, “Capitolo secondo [Second Chapter]”, in La strada del mare (in Italian, Venetian, English, and French), Milan: Mondadori Libri S.p.A., →ISBN, page 217:
      Pure adesso – quando serve una vanga o una semente, o c’è da far riparare il trattore – la gente non va a Sabaudia, va a Pontinia.
      Even nowadays, when there's need for a shovel, or a seed, or to fix a tractor, people don't go to Sabaudia: they go to Pontinia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • semente in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sēmente

  1. ablative singular of sēmentis

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sēmentem, from sēmen (seed). Doublet of sêmen / sémen.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Homophone: se mente (Portugal)
  • Hyphenation: se‧men‧te
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

semente f (plural sementes)

  1. seed
  2. (figuratively) source, origin

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