sept

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See also: sept-, sept., and Sept.

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

A corruption of sect, influenced by Latin saeptum (fence, enclosure).

Noun[edit]

sept (plural septs)

  1. A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor (used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland).
    • 1842, Samuel Lover, Handy Andy[1], volume 2:
      The chief, struck by the illustration, asked at once to be baptized, and all his sept followed his example.
  2. An enclosure; a railing.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably influenced by weepwept.

Verb[edit]

sept

  1. (nonstandard, rare) simple past tense and past participle of seep

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French sept, from Old French set, from Latin septem (seven), from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥.

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French numbers (edit)
70[a], [b]
 ←  6 7 8  → 
    Cardinal: sept
    Ordinal: septième
    Multiplier: septuple

sept

  1. seven

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Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
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as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
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huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French set.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (in isolation or before a vowel) /sɛt/, (before a consonant) /sɛ/

Numeral[edit]

sept (invariable)

  1. seven

Descendants[edit]

  • French: sept

Norman[edit]

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : sept

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin septem, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

sept

  1. (Jersey) seven

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French septum, itself a borrowing from Latin saeptum.

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Noun[edit]

sept n (plural septuri)

  1. (anatomy) septum

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