universum

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin universum (all things, as a whole, the universe)[1][2], neuter of universus (all together, whole, entire, collective, general, literally turned or combined into one), from uni-, combining form of unus (one) + versus (turned), perfect passive participle of verto (I turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: uni‧ver‧sum

Noun[edit]

universum n (plural universa or universums, diminutive universumpje n)

  1. universe

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ N. van der Sijs (2001), Chronologisch Woordenboek
  2. ^ P.A.F. van Veen, N. van der Sijs (1997), Etymologisch woordenboek, 2nd edition, Van Dale

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ūniversum

  1. nominative neuter singular of ūniversus

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūniversum, nominative neuter singular of ūniversus, from ūnus (one) + versus (turned), hence literally "turned into one". Cognate with Danish univers, German Universum and English universe.

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Noun[edit]

universum n

  1. universe (The Universe)
    Du är den bästa personen i hela universum
    You are the best person in the whole universe.

Declension[edit]

Declension of universum 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative universum universumet universum universumen
Genitive universums universumets universums universumens

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