See also: Sejm

English

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Polish sejm.

Noun

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sejm (plural sejms)

  1. A political assembly or committee in Poland and the surrounding areas.
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Kashubian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Polish sejm.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛjm/
  • Rhymes: -ɛjm
  • Syllabification: sejm

Noun

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sejm m inan (related adjective sejmòwi)

  1. (government) parliament (legislative branch of government, a deliberative assembly or set of assemblies whose elected or appointed members meet to debate the major political issues of the day, make, amend, and repeal laws, authorize the executive branch of government to spend money, and in some cases exercise judicial powers)
    1. parliament (room dedicated to such a branch)

Declension

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Further reading

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  • Stefan Ramułt (1893) “sejm”, in Słownik języka pomorskiego czyli kaszubskiego (in Kashubian), page 192
  • Jan Trepczyk (1994) “sejm”, in Słownik polsko-kaszubski (in Kashubian), volumes 1–2
  • Eùgeniusz Gòłąbk (2011) “sejm”, in Słownik Polsko-Kaszubski / Słowôrz Pòlskò-Kaszëbsczi[1]
  • sejm”, in Internetowi Słowôrz Kaszëbsczégò Jãzëka [Internet Dictionary of the Kashubian Language], Fundacja Kaszuby, 2022

Old Polish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sъnьmъ. By surface analysis, deverbal from zjąć. First attested in the 15th century.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /sɛjm/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /sɛjm/

Noun

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sejm m inan

  1. (politics) sejm (a political assembly or committee in Poland and the surrounding areas)
    • 1868 [1494], Akta grodzkie i ziemskie z czasów Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej : z archiwum tak zwanego bernardyńskiego we Lwowie w skutek fundacyi śp. Alexandra hr. Stadnickiego[2], volume XVII, page 306:
      Ad convencionem terrestrem proximam al. na schyem
      [Ad convencionem terrestrem proximam al. na sjem]
  2. (attested in Greater Poland) council, assembly
    • 1877-1881 [1437], Władysław Wisłocki, editor, Katalog rękopisów Biblioteki Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, number 228, page 86:
      Sgem convencio
      [Sjem convencio]
    • c. 1500, Wokabularz lubiński, Lubiń: inkunabuł Archiwum Archidiecezjalnego w Gnieźnie, sygn. Inc. 78d., page 34r:
      Convencio szeym
      [Convencio sejm]

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Polish: sejm
    • English: sejm
    • Lithuanian: seĩmas
    • Romanian: seim
    • Russian: сейм (sejm)
    • Ukrainian: сейм (sejm)
  • Silesian: syjm

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Polish

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sejm

Etymology

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Inherited from Old Polish sejm.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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sejm m inan (related adjective sejmowy)

  1. (government) lower house of a bicameral parliament
    Coordinate term: senat
    Hypernym: parlament
    1. lower house (total number of people who sit in the lower house of a parliament)
    2. lower house (building of the lower house of a parliament)
  2. (government) parliament (legislative branch of government, a deliberative assembly or set of assemblies whose elected or appointed members meet to debate the major political issues of the day, make, amend, and repeal laws, authorize the executive branch of government to spend money, and in some cases exercise judicial powers)
    Synonym: parlament
    1. parliament (total number of people who sit in a parliament)
    Synonym: parlament
    1. parliament (building of a parliament)
    Synonym: parlament
  3. (ornithology) parliament (large flock of birds gathering in one place before flying off to warm countries)
    Synonym: sejmik
  4. (politics, historical) sejm (a political assembly or committee in Poland and the surrounding areas)

Declension

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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Further reading

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  • sejm in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • sejm in Polish dictionaries at PWN
  • sejm in PWN's encyclopedia
  • Maria Renata Mayenowa, Stanisław Rospond, Witold Taszycki, Stefan Hrabec, Władysław Kuraszkiewicz (2010-2023) “sejm”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish]
  • SEJM”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century], 31.05.2009
  • Samuel Bogumił Linde (1807–1814) “sejm”, in Słownik języka polskiego
  • Aleksander Zdanowicz (1861) “sejm”, in Słownik języka polskiego, Wilno 1861
  • J. Karłowicz, A. Kryński, W. Niedźwiedzki, editors (1915), “sejm”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), volume 6, Warsaw, page 56