seminarium

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sēminārium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌseː.miˈnaː.ri.ʏm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: se‧mi‧na‧ri‧um
  • Rhymes: -aːriʏm

Noun[edit]

seminarium n (plural seminaria)

  1. A seminary.
    Synonym: seminarie

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sēmen (seed) +‎ -ārium (place for), that is, a place for sowing the seeds of knowledge.

Noun[edit]

sēminārium n (genitive sēmināriī or sēminārī); second declension

  1. seminary
  2. breeding ground
  3. plant nursery; arboretum
  4. nursery or daycare for children

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sēminārium sēmināria
Genitive sēmināriī
sēminārī1
sēmināriōrum
Dative sēmināriō sēmināriīs
Accusative sēminārium sēmināria
Ablative sēmināriō sēmināriīs
Vocative sēminārium sēmināria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sēminārium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seminarium n

  1. (Roman Catholicism) seminary (theological school)
  2. seminar (class held for advanced studies)
    Synonym: konwersatorium

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • seminarium in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • seminarium in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin seminarium, used in Swedish since 1638.

Noun[edit]

seminarium n

  1. a seminar, a lecture, a presentation; a situation for teaching and discussion
  2. a seminary, a school for priests and/or teachers

Usage notes[edit]

Since compounds are made with seminarie-, it is a common mistake (but still an error) to assume this is the basic form (ett seminarie).

Declension[edit]

Declension of seminarium 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative seminarium seminariet seminarier seminarierna
Genitive seminariums seminariets seminariers seminariernas

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