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From a Proto-Indo-European root originally meaning "to perform rituals on a corpse," same source as Sanskrit सपर्यति (saparyati, honors).



sepeliō (present infinitive sepelīre, perfect active sepelīvī, supine sepultum); fourth conjugation

  1. I bury, inter
  2. I burn on a funeral pyre
  3. (figuratively) I destroy, ruin, overwhelm


   Conjugation of sepelio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sepeliō sepelīs sepelit sepelīmus sepelītis sepeliunt
imperfect sepeliēbam sepeliēbās sepeliēbat sepeliēbāmus sepeliēbātis sepeliēbant
future sepeliam sepeliēs sepeliet sepeliēmus sepeliētis sepelient
perfect sepelīvī sepelīvistī sepelīvit sepelīvimus sepelīvistis sepelīvērunt, sepelīvēre
pluperfect sepelīveram sepelīverās sepelīverat sepelīverāmus sepelīverātis sepelīverant
future perfect sepelīverō sepelīveris sepelīverit sepelīverimus sepelīveritis sepelīverint
passive present sepelior sepelīris, sepelīre sepelītur sepelīmur sepelīminī sepeliuntur
imperfect sepeliēbar sepeliēbāris, sepeliēbāre sepeliēbātur sepeliēbāmur sepeliēbāminī sepeliēbantur
future sepeliar sepeliēris, sepeliēre sepeliētur sepeliēmur sepeliēminī sepelientur
perfect sepultus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect sepultus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect sepultus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sepeliam sepeliās sepeliat sepeliāmus sepeliātis sepeliant
imperfect sepelīrem sepelīrēs sepelīret sepelīrēmus sepelīrētis sepelīrent
perfect sepelīverim sepelīverīs sepelīverit sepelīverīmus sepelīverītis sepelīverint
pluperfect sepelīvissem sepelīvissēs sepelīvisset sepelīvissēmus sepelīvissētis sepelīvissent
passive present sepeliar sepeliāris, sepeliāre sepeliātur sepeliāmur sepeliāminī sepeliantur
imperfect sepelīrer sepelīrēris, sepelīrēre sepelīrētur sepelīrēmur sepelīrēminī sepelīrentur
perfect sepultus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect sepultus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sepelī sepelīte
future sepelītō sepelītō sepelītōte sepeliuntō
passive present sepelīre sepelīminī
future sepelītor sepelītor sepeliuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives sepelīre sepelīvisse sepultūrus esse sepelīrī sepultus esse sepultum īrī
participles sepeliēns sepultūrus sepultus sepeliendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
sepelīre sepeliendī sepeliendō sepeliendum sepultum sepultū

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



sepelio m (plural sepelios)

  1. burial