semper

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sem-per from Proto-Indo-European *sḗm (one), whence also Latin semel (once). Cognates include Ancient Greek εἷς (heîs) and Sanskrit सकृत् (sa-kṛ́t). 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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • semper in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • semper” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • nothing will ever make me forgetful of him: semper memoria eius in (omnium) mentibus haerebit