sempre

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian sempre

Adverb[edit]

sempre (not comparable)

  1. (music, as a qualifier) always, still; maintaining the same style

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin semper. Compare Italian sempre, Portuguese sempre, Spanish siempre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sempre

  1. always
    Synonyms: tothora, tostemps
    Antonym: mai

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin semper. Compare Italian sempre, Portuguese sempre, Spanish siempre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sempre

  1. always

References[edit]

  • sempre” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • sempre” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • sempre” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • sempre” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • sempre” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian sempre, Spanish siempre, from Latin semper.

Adverb[edit]

sempre

  1. always
    Me sempre oblivias to.
    I always forget that.

Usage notes[edit]

Though sempre is an official word and is used more often than omnatempe (which follows the Ido rules of constructing correlatives), omnatempe is still valid and understood.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • omnu (everyone)
  • omno (everything, all)
  • omna (all, every)
  • omni (all, everybody)
  • omnaloke (everywhere)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin semper; compare Catalan sempre, Portuguese sempre, and Spanish siempre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈsɛm.pre/
  • (Northern Italy) IPA(key): /ˈsem.pre/

Adverb[edit]

sempre

  1. always
  2. (colloquial) still
    Synonym: ancora
    sempre in garanzia?still under guarantee?

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: sempre

Anagrams[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin semper. Compare Italian sempre, Portuguese sempre, Spanish siempre.

Adverb[edit]

sempre

  1. always

Synonyms[edit]


Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin semper. Compare Italian sempre, Spanish siempre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sempre

  1. always (at all times)

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese sempre, from Latin semper; compare Catalan sempre and Spanish siempre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sempre (not comparable)

  1. always (at all times)
    A terra sempre gira e sempre girará em torno do sol.
    Earth always spins and will always spin around the sun.
  2. always (regularly at stated intervals)
    Eu sempre como carne no almoço.
    I always eat meat at lunch.
    Synonym: regularmente

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:sempre.

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