sero

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See also: sero- and séro-

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From *si-sh₁-e/o-, reduplicated present of Proto-Indo-European *seh₁- (to sow).

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Verb[edit]

present active serō, present infinitive serere, perfect active sēvī, supine satum

  1. I sow, plant.
  2. (of persons) I beget, bring forth, produce.
  3. (figuratively) I found, establish; scatter, spread, disseminate; propagate; excite; cause, produce.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind, put together). (compare Ancient Greek εἴρω (eírō), Sanskrit sarat [Devanagari needed], Old Lithuanian sėris 'filament'), Old English serc (shirt, coat of mail). More at sark.

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Verb[edit]

present active serō, present infinitive serere, perfect active seruī, supine sertum

  1. I join or bind together; plait, interweave, interlace, entwine.
  2. (figuratively) I join, interweave, connect; combine, compose, contrive.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From sera (bar for fastening doors).

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Verb[edit]

present active serō, present infinitive serāre, perfect active serāvī, supine serātum

  1. I fasten (with a bolt), bar, bolt.
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Etymology 4[edit]

From sērus (late).

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Adjective[edit]

sērō

  1. dative masculine singular of sērus
  2. dative neuter singular of sērus
  3. ablative masculine singular of sērus
  4. ablative neuter singular of sērus

Adverb[edit]

sērō (comparative sērius, superlative sērissimē)

  1. At a late hour, late, tardily.
  2. Too late.
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Etymology 5[edit]

Inflected form of serum (whey; serum).

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Noun[edit]

serō

  1. dative singular of serum
  2. ablative singular of serum

References[edit]

  • sero in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Mapudungun[edit]

Mapudungun cardinal numbers
  0 1
    Cardinal : sero

Numeral[edit]

sero (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. (cardinal) zero



Novial[edit]

Novial cardinal numbers
  0 1
    Cardinal : sero

Numeral[edit]

sero

  1. (cardinal) zero



Old Saxon[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sero (comparative mēr, superlative mēst)

  1. much

Welsh[edit]

Numeral[edit]

sero

  1. zero

Noun[edit]

sero m (plural seroau)

  1. zero

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
sero unchanged unchanged unchanged