semper

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See also: semper-

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*sem-

sem-per from Proto-Indo-European *sḗm ‎(one), whence also Latin semel ‎(once). Cognates include Ancient Greek εἷς ‎(heîs), Sanskrit सकृत् ‎(sa-kṛ́t) and Old English sin-. For similar compositions see paulisper, quantisper, tantisper.

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Adverb[edit]

semper (not comparable)

  1. always
    Spero ut pacem semper habeant.
    I hope that they may always have peace.

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References[edit]

  • semper” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • semper” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • nothing will ever make me forgetful of him: semper memoria eius in (omnium) mentibus haerebit