serpe

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See also: sèrpe

French[edit]

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From Old French serpe, from Vulgar Latin *sarpa, from Latin sarpere.

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serpe f (plural serpes)

  1. sickle

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese serpe, from Vulgar Latin serpes, from Latin serpēns.

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serpe f (plural serpes)

  1. serpent, snake

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin serpes, from Latin serpēns, from serpō (crawl, creep), from Proto-Indo-European *serp-.

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serpe f (plural serpi)

  1. snake
  2. viper (figurative)

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Latin[edit]

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serpe

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of serpō

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “serpe”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese serpe, from Vulgar Latin serpes, from Latin serpēns, from serpō (crawl, creep), from Proto-Indo-European *serp-.

Cognate with Galician serpe, Spanish sierpe, Catalan serp, Occitan sèrp, Italian serpe and Romanian șarpe.

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serpe f (plural serpes)

  1. serpent, snake
  2. (heraldry, mythology) wyvern
  3. (figuratively) an ugly person

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