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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzaːmən/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German sām, sāme, from Old High German sāmo[1], from Proto-Germanic *sēmô, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₁mn̥.

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NounEdit

Samen m (genitive Samens, plural Samen)

  1. seed, grain
  2. semen, sperm
  3. (poetic, biblical) offspring
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Samen

  1. inflection of Same (Sami person):
    1. genitive/dative/accusative singular
    2. all-case plural

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “Samen”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN

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