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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *sapēre, from Latin sapere, present active infinitive of sapiō (I taste; I am wise), from Proto-Italic *sapiō, from Proto-Indo-European *sh₁p-i- (to notice), from *seh₁p- (to try, to research).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [saˈpeː.re], /saˈpere/
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  • Hyphenation: sa‧pé‧re

VerbEdit

sapere

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to know information
    Non sapete che giudicheremo gli angeli?
    Don't you know that we will judge angels?
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to be able to, can, could (know how to)
    Synonym: potere
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to taste, smell
    Synonym: sentire
  4. (transitive) to come to know, become informed of, find out

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NounEdit

sapere m (plural saperi)

  1. knowledge, learning
    Synonym: sapienza

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sapere

  1. present active infinitive of sapiō