See also: semper-

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

sem-per from Proto-Indo-European *sḗm (one), root of Latin semel (once) + -per (throughout). Analogous to semel +‎ -per. Cognates include Ancient Greek εἷς (heîs) and Sanskrit सकृत् (sa-kṛ́t). Compare singulus. For similar compositions see paulisper, quantisper, tantisper.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

semper (not comparable)

  1. always, ever
    Spero ut pacem semper habeant.
    I hope that they may always have peace.

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ReferencesEdit

  • semper in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • semper in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • semper in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • nothing will ever make me forgetful of him: semper memoria eius in (omnium) mentibus haerebit

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin semper, whose first element is ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *sḗm (one).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛm.pɛr/, [ˈsɛmpɛɾɛ̯]

AdverbEdit

semper

  1. always

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