semel

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EtymologyEdit

PIE roots
*sem-
*meh₁-

From Proto-Indo-European *sm̥-meh₁lom ‎(one time), from *sem- ‎(together) and *meh₁-lo- ‎(measure, time), from *meh₁- ‎(to measure). See each for cognate words.

AdverbEdit

semel (not comparable)

  1. once, a single time

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • semel” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • semel” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • more than once; repeatedly: semel atque iterum; iterum ac saepius; identidem; etiam atque etiam
    • to say once for all: ut semel or in perpetuum dicam
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press
  • Pokorny *sem
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