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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin sēminārium.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌseː.miˈnaː.ri.ʏm/
  • Hyphenation: se‧mi‧na‧ri‧um
  • Rhymes: -aːriʏm

NounEdit

seminarium n (plural seminaria)

  1. A seminary.
    Synonym: seminarie

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sēmen (seed) +‎ -ārium (place for), that is, a place for sowing the seeds of knowledge.

NounEdit

sēminārium n (genitive sēmināriī); second declension

  1. seminary
  2. breeding ground
  3. plant nursery; arboretum
  4. nursery or daycare for children

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sēminārium sēmināria
Genitive sēmināriī sēmināriōrum
Dative sēmināriō sēmināriīs
Accusative sēminārium sēmināria
Ablative sēmināriō sēmināriīs
Vocative sēminārium sēmināria

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PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɛ.mʲiˈnarʲ.jum/
  • (file)

NounEdit

seminarium n

  1. seminary

DeclensionEdit

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin seminarium, used in Swedish since 1638.

NounEdit

seminarium n

  1. a seminar, a lecture, a presentation; a situation for teaching and discussion
  2. a seminary, a school for priests and/or teachers

Usage notesEdit

Since compounds are made with seminarie-, it is a common mistake (but still an error) to assume this is the basic form (ett seminarie).

DeclensionEdit

Declension of seminarium 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative seminarium seminariet seminarier seminarierna
Genitive seminariums seminariets seminariers seminariernas

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