semen

See also: semèn and sêmen

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin sēmen (seed)

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NounEdit

Semen

semen (uncountable)

  1. A slimy, milky fluid produced in male reproductive organs that contains the reproductive cells.
    • 1959, William S. Burroughs, Naked Lunch, page 68
      Sharp protein odor of semen fills the air.

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AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

semen

  1. third-person plural present indicative of semar
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of semar

IndonesianEdit

NounEdit

semen

  1. cement (a powdered substance)
  2. The fluid, produced in male reproductive organs of an animal, that contains the reproductive cells.


This Indonesian entry was created from the translations listed at cement. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see semen in the Indonesian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) February 2010


LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *séh₁mn̥.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sēmen n (genitive sēminis); third declension

  1. seed (of plants)
    Semen manu spargere. — To scatter seed by hand.
  2. semen
  3. graft
  4. offspring
  5. cause
  6. (poetic) seed (of the elements of other bodies (of fire, water, stones, etc.))

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter variation (3:N). Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sēmen sēmina
genitive sēminis sēminum
dative sēminī sēminibus
accusative sēmen sēmina
ablative sēmine sēminibus
vocative sēmen sēmina

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Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

semen

  1. to seem
    • 14th Century, Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, The Knight's Tale
      The brighte swerdes wenten to and fro
      So hidously þat with þe leste strook
      That it semeþ þat it wolde felle an ook

SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin sēmen.

NounEdit

semen m (uncountable)

  1. semen, sperm

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 12:04