See also: šeps and Seps

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek σήψ (sḗps).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sēps m (genitive sēpis); third declension

  1. A kind of snake, whose bite occasioned putrefaction
  2. An insect, perhaps the woodlouse or centipede

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sēps sēpēs
Genitive sēpis sēpum
Dative sēpī sēpibus
Accusative sēpem sēpēs
Ablative sēpe sēpibus
Vocative sēps sēpēs

ReferencesEdit

  • seps”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • seps in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette