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EtymologyEdit

An old accusative singular neuter form of the adjective saepis (that happens often”, “frequent).

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AdverbEdit

saepe (comparative saepius, superlative saepissimē)

  1. often, frequently
    Saepe amicos bonos invito.
    I often invite good friends.
  2. (figuratively) again

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ReferencesEdit

  • saepe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • saepe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • saepe” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • important results are often produced by trivial causes: ex parvis saepe magnarum rerum momenta pendent
    • he has made several mistakes: saepe (crebro, multa) peccavit, erravit, lapsus est