sept

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See also: 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.

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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 cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : sept
    Ordinal : septième
French Wikipedia article on sept

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.

Numeral[edit]

sept ‎(invariable)

  1. seven

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Norman[edit]

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : sept

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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Numeral[edit]

sept

  1. (Jersey) seven

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French septum, Borrowing from Latin saeptum.

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Noun[edit]

sept n ‎(plural septuri)

  1. (anatomy) septum

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