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From the root of num and per. See also Latin semper.





nūper (comparative nūperius, superlative nūperrimē)

  1. newly, lately, recently, not long ago
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 3.677:
      Nūper erat dea facta [...]
      Not long after she was deified [...]
      (Ovid is explaining myths which were part of the ancient festival honoring Anna Perenna, who as an elderly woman had become a goddess.)


  • nuper”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nuper”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nuper in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • nuper in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016