seminarium

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

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); second declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sēminārium sēmināria
genitive sēmināriī sēmināriōrum
dative sēmināriō sēmināriīs
accusative sēminārium sēmināria
ablative sēmināriō sēmināriīs
vocative sēminārium sēmināria

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛ.mʲiˈnarʲ.jum/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

seminarium n

  1. seminary

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


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

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]