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Can anyone think of any witty or inspirational Latin phrases? I have a Latin phrase project. I googled Latin phrases, but a lot of phrases are modern day ones, only in Latin. For my project, they must be ancient Latin phrases (or at least appear that way). Thank you.
Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 9:17am by Gwen

1. Ad libitum is Latin for "at [one's] pleasure"; often shortened to "ad lib" 2. From Latin versus (“‘against, turned’”), past participle of vertere 3. cf., an abbreviation for the Latin word confer, meaning "compare" or "consult" 4. The abbreviation q.v. stands for the Latin ...
Saturday, September 19, 2009 at 2:02pm by SraJMcGin

social studies
The Romans spoke Latin and spread it around Europe. The language was changed some and became the romance languages, primarily French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Romanian. They all have their roots in Latin. In addition, many English words come from Latin. If you browse ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 5:10pm by Ms. Sue

what is the latin abbbreviations for speak at will, and the rest, against, afterthought, and others, take this, and which see? what is the meaning of the latin words ad lib, vs, cf, and q.v.
Saturday, September 19, 2009 at 2:02pm by anthony

This makes no sense at all. What are you trying to do? Translate from Latin or to Latin?
Monday, March 3, 2008 at 5:14pm by Writeacher

Im confused about verbs in latin. Like for instance if the sentence was The girl is running. Would it be translated: Puella currit. Do I not include the is in there? Aka est in latin?
Monday, August 19, 2013 at 4:28pm by Bryce

it is latin 1, and the book is our latin heritage from 1983.
Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 10:48am by laurie

Are you sure you mean Latin? In Latin, pero is a boot of untanned hide (as in Virgil) But in Spanish, pero means "but". Sra
Friday, September 25, 2009 at 2:09am by SraJMcGin

How do you switch Latin words to a certain tense? And how do you switch Latin words to a specific view (i.e. third person plural, etc.)? Please explain thoroughly!
Monday, March 24, 2008 at 1:09pm by Anonymous

I have to write a simple Latin poem by tomorrow; we can literally write anything. Does anyone know any good websites for inspiration?? or want to tell me a poem in latin i could use.
Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 11:58am by S

Vocabulary latin and greek
write a word with the latin or greek word parts below. latin root bene, which means "good" with the suffix- diction___________ thanks
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 7:31pm by doris

Grammar and Composition
"inter" = prefix [a preposition in Latin, meaning "between"] rupt = root [comes from the Latin word rumpo ... ruptus meaning "to break"] ion = suffix And yes, "plac" is the root [from the Latin verb placeo meaning " to please"]
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 9:54pm by Writeacher

There's a wonderful little book originally printed in 1960 called Winnie Ille Pu by A. A. Milne, translated by Alexander Lenard. There's LOTS of wit in there! It's not ancient Latin, but it's very faithfully translated into classical Latin by Lenard. See if you can find this ...
Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 9:17am by Writeacher

is the idea that latin culture in america is dieing out? i can answer all the points i just can put one main idea together. i can gather that he can not afford the instruments, and/or also latin cultural is dieing out or latin music is dieing
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 12:22pm by Nick

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Latin is not my forté but some words I do know: familia = family or household nostra = our nostrorum = our et = and gratia = in order to, for the sake of, to; on account of; gratitudwe, favor semper = always, ever cura...
Monday, November 5, 2007 at 5:35pm by SraJMcGin

Latin, for Bryce
You're welcome! I notice that the links I put in the first post of this thread don't launch correctly because of the closing parentheses marks. I'll have to remember to put a space there if I do that again. Here are the links that actually work! http...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 6:29pm by Writeacher

Magister officiorum haec alteri puero dabat. Latin to English.
Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 8:50pm by Tash

what does this mean in latin Hodie viis ad Europam ambulamus
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 2:20pm by Anonymous

The most significant reason for the decline of the Latin Grammar School was that it:
Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 11:05pm by liz

what latin word is the phrase strong distaste derived rom
Monday, October 24, 2011 at 10:07pm by adrian

Thank you SraJMcGin! I appreciate your time and effort in helping me improve my studies in the Latin language.
Monday, February 25, 2008 at 3:18pm by Suomynona

What is the latin word for normal? Is it normalia? I've been having a hard time finding it. Thanks
Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 2:57pm by Gina

latin bases
Which Latin base means to see? a.CLUD b.PLEN c.VOC- d.VIS-
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 8:56pm by larry

"the future of this pan-ethnicity" What does this have to do with Latin? And what does the quoted phrasing above mean??
Monday, June 28, 2010 at 9:50pm by Writeacher

Latin-please answer
What are some good ways I could study for my Latin test. It's tomorrow!
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:10pm by Fghl

English to latin translation needed. Friends, hurry to our house now.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:41am by Dee

I really want to learn Latin. If I want to become an Archeologist I think I may need to know the language if I find anything on it.
Thursday, September 4, 2008 at 3:28am by Skele

i desperately need some tips and techniques with memorizing/using declensions in latin. PLEASE HELP!!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 9:02pm by micheala

the latin base in the word versatile means: a}to feel b}to prick c}to turn d}to have plz
Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 1:22am by beonca

i having trouble with placing latin numbers in their correct blanks, totally confused & need help.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 6:19pm by Kyla

Urgent Help - I need to translate this sentence into Latin There is nothing new under the sky
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:02pm by Beth

English/Latin Translation
How do you say "live free" in latin?
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 6:14am by Stephanie

I have to do a presentation for Latin on Catullus 45 (a poem with Acme and Septimius). Any tips for presenting and what to say?
Friday, February 29, 2008 at 4:35pm by Anonymous

latin BASES
which latin base means head? a}GNO- b}LOC- c}CAPIT d}ROG- p.s.what do u think? i choose c :)
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:50pm by justin

How would you translate this from english to latin? Tomorrow, you and your sister will have lost the harsh beginning of youth, is trasnlated as:
Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 4:38pm by alex

Obey the divine law and tell us the truth now! I need help translating these into Latin please
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 12:06pm by Andy

Is there anywhere where I can find tips to help study for latin?
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 3:59pm by Dominique

how do you say intelligent, athletic and funny in latin?
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 4:43pm by chris

How would you express "without money" in Latin?
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 11:08pm by Jacqueline

That makes little sense. What's the Latin sentence?
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 12:34pm by Writeacher

please help me with this during the Cold War, a major goal of United States policy in Latin America was to a. build nuclear weapons bases in Central America b. encourage the countries of Latin America to join in the United Naitons c. protect American financial investments in ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 7:49pm by history

latin-can u help me translate these sentences?
First, I suggest you check your spelling. Then, search Google for Latin translation. I was provided with a variety of results.
Monday, April 28, 2008 at 9:11pm by Eve

You can find that by looking versitile up in the dictionary. Latin versatilis turning easily, from versare to turn, frequentative of vertere
Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 1:22am by GuruBlue

Latin Practice
Will you please give me extremely basic sentences that I have to translate into Latin using direct objectums?
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 5:09pm by Bryce

Latin American History
________ or "government by a few" is common in Latin America. a:democracy b:republic c:oligarchy d:dictatorship ---- My answer is "c" Is that correct?
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 9:09pm by Sarah

All looks good except the subject and verb in #3. Tyrant is singular, but you have plural forms in your Latin sentence. How will you fix this?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 1:33pm by Writeacher

English/Latin Translation
translate this sentence for me please into latin? -the journey to the spanish town is long but we shall walk with great speed?
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 6:14am by stephanie

how do you say "hello" and "goodbye" in Latin?
Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 7:23pm by anonymous

How would you express "I fight" in Latin?
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 11:08pm by Jacqueline

latin root word for patron
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 6:57pm by Danielle

how do you say break camp in latin
Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 8:58pm by Anonymous

In my Latin book, adjectives are listed like this: antiquus antiqua anitiquum Do they automatically agree with the appropriate gender, when their appropriatly declined using the right declension? thank you!
Monday, March 9, 2009 at 12:15pm by Coralia

Of 120 students, 60 are studying French, 50 are studying Latin and 20 are studying French and Latin. Find the probability that a student is: (a) studying French or Latin and (b) studying neither.
Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 11:19am by Carline

i need help translating this sentance to latin.. "six safe and favorable slaves were standing under their healthy statues and always satisfied the opinion of the cruel syracusans with wisdom"
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:21pm by lexi

Have you looked the word up in a good Latin-English dictionary? There are also fairly decent ones online, although the print dictionaries are still the best for Latin. This one is adequate. You should find quaero as...
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 4:12pm by Writeacher

In English, the concept of something that belongs to someone is handled in Latin with the genitive case; it's the same concept as possessive in English. So you need to rephrase that sentence like this: The new book will be the consul's. Now ... how will you set that up? This ...
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1:17pm by Writeacher

Imperfect (Latin: imperfectum): describes actions continuing in the past: The slave used to carry (or was carrying) the wine jar home. Servus vinum ad villam portabat.
Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 1:38pm by Writeacher

Is ibi in Latin pronounced ee-bee ih-bee or something different? I want to confirm this for my speech. Thanks, Aline.
Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 11:02pm by Aline

The monroe doctrine was proclaimed in repose to revolution in____________. southern europe or latin america. I choose latin america
Friday, September 30, 2011 at 4:32pm by Jessica

Is "impinge" used correctly in this sentence: Studying Latin every day impinged her grades in both Latin and English.
Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 5:30pm by Kevin

also does anyone here now latin becasue I'm taking that right now and don't even know if this place can help me with latin sense it's not a popular language
Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 6:29pm by I NEED HELP

Roman History
We're having a map quiz and we have to name all these different places in Latin. What is the Latin name for Mount Olympus? Thanks for your help.
Monday, June 8, 2009 at 4:19pm by Kaila

World History
The Roosevelt Corollary extended the Monroe Doctrine by declaring that a. European powers might collect Latin American debts by force. b. European powers must give up their colonies in Latin America. c. the United States could intervene in Latin America countries if it seemed...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 8:54am by Lily

Here are two excellent websites to help you: and I'll see if I can find more.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:19pm by Writeacher

how do you say "noun" in latin???
Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 3:08pm by chacha

How do I say "belong to" in Latin?
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1:17pm by Dee

I am studying Catullus 101 in Latin. I have to learn the poem off by heart. I have done the scansion, but I'm not sure how that's supposed to help with the actual speaking it...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 1:38pm by Anonymous

Latin prefix
since the word segregate contains the Latin prefix se-,part of the meaning refers to: a.under b.behind c.forward d.aside
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 8:49pm by larry

World Civics
How did the U.S. affect Latin America in the 1920's and 1930's? Was it positive or negative? Explain. What happened to Latin American governments in the 1930's? Why did it happen?
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 6:44pm by Allison

What is the entire sentence? There is not always a word for word translation between English and Latin.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1:17pm by Writeacher

Hey I need help finding the English meaning of each of these Latin words. 1 habeo to have 2 3 habemus 4 5 habes 6 you have 7 habetis 8 9 habet 10 11 habent 12
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 2:43pm by Marina

I am stuck on translating the below from Latin to Englis: Impluvium in illo atrio erat novem pedes latum. Multos dies ad montes iter fecimus. Any help on those two would be greatly appreciated.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 12:26pm by Brandi

math equation
At east end middle school, twice as many students study spanish as study latin. The spanish class has 3 fewer than 25 Students. LET L REPRESENT THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN LATIN CLASS. USE THE GIVEN INFORMATION TO WRITE AN EQUATION TO FIND THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN THE LATIN CLASS.
Friday, April 17, 2009 at 8:33pm by sara

I am trying to conjugate the verb amare. How would you properly conjugate it? It always trips me up because it doesn't have a voewel before the a like other latin verbs such as portare do. Thanks so much.
Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 5:44pm by Laurien

When I am translating Latin sentances, where should I start. Should I identify what all the words mean or should I find the subject of the sentence or maybe the main verb.
Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 9:03pm by Ryan

What are the blanks for? List them like this: habeo = I have (not "to have") habes = habet = habemus = habetis = habent = These are the present tense forms for this 2nd conjugation verb. Let me know what you think.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 2:43pm by Writeacher

in a survey of 260 dancers: 172 knew the ballroom dances 145 knew latin dances 102 knew swing dances of these, 65 knew the ballroom and swing dances. 93 knew ballroom and latin dances 56 knew latin and swing dances 31 dancers indicated they knew all 3 styles of dance 1. how ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 6:22pm by Shan

Here are some links you might like to have: 1. Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid: 2. Table of Latin Verbs: 3. Latin Grammar: Sra
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 5:30pm by SraJMcGin

Latin Practice
First, let me give you some very useful websites: (dictionary) (grammar)
Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 3:17pm by Writeacher

I would memorize the metric prefixes, using flash cards, and would NOT try any of those silly phrases. (Broken Link Removed) We have two latin experts. Put LATIN in the subject title.
Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 6:29pm by bobpursley

Yes, this is a HELP site but nobody will DO the work for you. Besides, it would certainly help to state from which work and which author this is taken. Do what you can do and we certainly can provide Latin dictionaries. Sra
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 5:33pm by SraJMcGin

I am trying to write "there are many islands" in Latin. How do you say there? Or can you just start with "are"? Would many islands count as a predicate nominative, or is it would you go into the accusative tense? Thanks!
Monday, February 23, 2009 at 6:37pm by Leah

latin bases check please
the latin bases in your text A)***a printed in capital letters B)printed in italics C)underlined D)put in parentheses
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 7:54pm by henry

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1.) What types of landforms are found in Latin America? 2). What is their relative location? My answer: 1.) Latin America's landforms include highlands, lowlands, mountains, and plains. 2). ?
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 4:21pm by Anonymous

The Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at A. improving ties with the European Union. B. inviting foreign investment from Asia. C. creating a Latin American Union. D. excluding the United States from Latin America.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 4:52pm by DEON

The Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at A. improving ties with the European Union. B. inviting foreign investment from Asia. C. creating a Latin American Union. D. excluding the United States from Latin America.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 4:52pm by Anonymous

The Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at A. improving ties with the European Union. B. inviting foreign investment from Asia. C. creating a Latin American Union. D. excluding the United States from Latin America.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 4:52pm by Anonymous

Need confirmation - Latin
Tried this on my new amazing NEXUS 7 tablet and it said: >b>Nihil sub sole novum ( it even spoke it out for me) But you better rely on one of our Latin tutors to be sure
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:02pm by Reiny

The Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at A. improving ties with the European Union. B. excluding the United States from Latin America. C. inviting foreign investment from Asia. D. creating a Latin American Union.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:23pm by Anonymous

You might like the following for reference: Sra
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 6:25pm by SraJMcGin

Be sure to tell us exactly what you need to do. The websites are all different, and frankly a good Latin-English paperback dictionary is a better resource! But let us know exactly what you are expected to do.
Monday, February 22, 2010 at 7:29pm by Writeacher

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here is some help with Latin tenses: 1. (Perfect): 2. (Future & Past Perfect/Pluperfect): 3. (...
Thursday, January 17, 2008 at 9:42pm by SraJMcGin

Foreign Language - Latin
This week we learned the phrase, amicus curiae, meaning friend of the court. A friend of the court is an expert who comes into the court and gives background information that the court may need for the case. The person is not involved in the case in any way. Pretend that you ...
Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 6:36pm by Kathy

Latin Use first declension for "optima" and fifth declension for "spes." Post what you come up with, and I'll check it for you.
Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 1:07pm by Writeacher

Your text ought to say why, but because I am so kind an generous... The elements which were discovered in antiquity (look that word up) were named in Latin because Latin was the language of all educated persons in those days. And, most of these metals were known in Roman times.
Monday, March 29, 2010 at 8:38pm by bobpursley

Latin America
Would anyone out there know any particularly useful places (translation: please do not merely give me a remedial tutorial about how one conducts research)to go in which to look for people that are viewed as heroes by the indigenous (native) peoples of Latin America?
Monday, October 6, 2008 at 5:09pm by Brandon

PS -- here are some really good websites for you, in addition to the textbook you're using. Post your sentence when you're ready.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1:17pm by Writeacher

Latin-please answer
Try some of the following links: Sra
Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 6:10pm by SraJMcGin

Cras - correct tu - correct That's about it! sister = soror -- now to find the adjective form of "your" and make it agree with soror. Join the two subjects with et. beginnings = orsa, orsorum (neuter plural) See this for help with declensions and conjugations: http://www.math....
Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 4:38pm by Writeacher

As we know now, Latin culture is not dying, especially in the southern and SW border states, but maybe he's pointing out what he sees about Latin life in Massachusetts. At Christmastime, what should you expect from a culture that loves music and color and festivals? What is ...
Friday, October 19, 2007 at 12:22pm by Writeacher

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