seminarium

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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

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]

  • seminarium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • seminarium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “seminarium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • seminarium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seminarium n

  1. seminary

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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

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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).

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