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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

See (sea) +‎ Mann (man)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzeːman/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: See‧mann

NounEdit

Seemann m (genitive Seemannes, plural Seeleute or Seemänner, female Seemännin)

  1. sailor (worker on a ship)
  2. seaman

Usage notesEdit

Unlike most German nouns denoting human beings, this word has no commonly used distinct feminine. A female sailor or seaman is also called Seemann; the feminine Seemännin is very rare.

DeclensionEdit

With plural Seeleute

With plural Seemänner

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Seemann” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Seemann in Duden online

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Seemann.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Seemann m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit