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From Proto-Indo-European *seh₂ip- (to cram, fence). Cognate with saepis, saepēs.



saepiō (present infinitive saepīre, perfect active saepsī, supine saeptum); fourth conjugation

  1. I surround, enclose, fence in.
  2. I envelop, wrap.
  3. (figuratively) I impede, hinder.


   Conjugation of saepio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present saepiō saepīs saepit saepīmus saepītis saepiunt
imperfect saepiēbam saepiēbās saepiēbat saepiēbāmus saepiēbātis saepiēbant
future saepiam saepiēs saepiet saepiēmus saepiētis saepient
perfect saepsī saepsistī saepsit saepsimus saepsistis saepsērunt, saepsēre
pluperfect saepseram saepserās saepserat saepserāmus saepserātis saepserant
future perfect saepserō saepseris saepserit saepserimus saepseritis saepserint
passive present saepior saepīris, saepīre saepītur saepīmur saepīminī saepiuntur
imperfect saepiēbar saepiēbāris, saepiēbāre saepiēbātur saepiēbāmur saepiēbāminī saepiēbantur
future saepiar saepiēris, saepiēre saepiētur saepiēmur saepiēminī saepientur
perfect saeptus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect saeptus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect saeptus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present saepiam saepiās saepiat saepiāmus saepiātis saepiant
imperfect saepīrem saepīrēs saepīret saepīrēmus saepīrētis saepīrent
perfect saepserim saepserīs saepserit saepserimus saepseritis saepserint
pluperfect saepsissem saepsissēs saepsisset saepsissēmus saepsissētis saepsissent
passive present saepiar saepiāris, saepiāre saepiātur saepiāmur saepiāminī saepiantur
imperfect saepīrer saepīrēris, saepīrēre saepīrētur saepīrēmur saepīrēminī saepīrentur
perfect saeptus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect saeptus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present saepī saepīte
future saepītō saepītō saepītōte saepiuntō
passive present saepīre saepīminī
future saepītor saepītor saepiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives saepīre saepsisse saeptūrus esse saepīrī saeptus esse saeptum īrī
participles saepiēns saeptūrus saeptus saepiendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
saepīre saepiendī saepiendō saepiendum saeptum saeptū

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