EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian серп (serp).

NounEdit

serpo (accusative singular serpon, plural serpoj, accusative plural serpojn)

  1. sickle
  2. crescent

IdoEdit

NounEdit

serpo (plural serpi)

  1. billhook

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *serp-. Cognate[1] with Sanskrit सर्पति (sarpati, to glide, crawl), Ancient Greek ἕρπω (hérpō), and Latin rēpō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

serpō (present infinitive serpere, perfect active serpsī, supine serptum); third conjugation, no passive

  1. I creep, crawl, move slowly.

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of serpō (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present serpō serpis serpit serpimus serpitis serpunt
imperfect serpēbam serpēbās serpēbat serpēbāmus serpēbātis serpēbant
future serpam serpēs serpet serpēmus serpētis serpent
perfect serpsī serpsistī serpsit serpsimus serpsistis serpsērunt, serpsēre
pluperfect serpseram serpserās serpserat serpserāmus serpserātis serpserant
future perfect serpserō serpseris serpserit serpserimus serpseritis serpserint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present serpam serpās serpat serpāmus serpātis serpant
imperfect serperem serperēs serperet serperēmus serperētis serperent
perfect serpserim serpserīs serpserit serpserīmus serpserītis serpserint
pluperfect serpsissem serpsissēs serpsisset serpsissēmus serpsissētis serpsissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present serpe serpite
future serpitō serpitō serpitōte serpuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives serpere serpsisse serptūrum esse
participles serpēns serptūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
serpendī serpendō serpendum serpendō serptum serptū

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • serpo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serpo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serpo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a report is spreading imperceptibly: fama serpit (per urbem)
  1. ^ serpo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press