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Seme vs Semele - What's the difference?

seme | semele |

As a verb seme

is .

As a proper noun semele is

(greek mythology) the mother of dionysus.



Etymology 1



  • (linguistics, semiotics) Anything which serves for any purpose as a substitute for an object of which it is, in some sense, a representation or sign.
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  • * , I.46:
  • I bear Azure seme of trefoiles, a Lions Paw in fæce, Or, armed Gules.

    Etymology 5



  • (Japanese fiction) An active or dominant male character in a same-sex relationship; a top.
  • * 2008 , Dru Pagliassotti, "Better Than Romance? Japanese BL Manga and the Subgenre of Male/Male Romantic Fiction", in Boys' Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre (eds. Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry & Dru Pagliassotti), McFarland & Company (2008), ISBN 9780786441952, page 73:
  • * 2010 , Pentabu, My Girlfriend's a Geek , Volume 1, Yen Press (2012), ISBN 9780316221801, unnumbered page:
  • Sebas has always been the seme .
  • * 2011 , Robin E. Brenner & Snow Wildsmith, "Love through a DIfferent Lens: Japanese Homoerotic Manga through the Eyes of American Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Other Sexualities Readers", in Mangatopia: Essays on Manga and Anime in the Modern World (eds. Timothy Perper & Martha Cornog), Libraries Unlimited (2011), ISBN 9781591589099, page 97:
  • The seme is larger, stronger, and more traditionally masculine, while the uke is smaller, weaker, and more feminine.
    * uke


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    (wikipedia Semele)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (Greek mythology) The mother of Dionysus.
  • (astronomy) Short for , a main belt asteroid.