sep- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root sep-: insipid, sage, sapid, sapient, sapor, savant, savor, savvy.

sep-

To taste, perceive.

Suffixed zero-grade form *sap-yo-. sage1, sapid, sapient, sapor, savant, savor, savvy; insipid from Latin sapere, to taste, have taste, be wise.

[Pokorny sap- 880.]



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