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there is no wealth but life


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14:16 Aug 25, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: there is no wealth but life
pete mowat

Summary of answers provided
na +1vita sola opes / vita sola copia



11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
vita sola opes / vita sola copia

Dear Pete,

two nice ways to say this in idiomatic Latin.

Vita: life
sola : only
opes/copia: wealth

(The verb "is" is eliptical in typical Latin phrases).

Hope it helps :)


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This translation does not emphasise the no wealth BUT life

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agree  CLS Lexi-tech: vita sola divitia/opulentia
1 hr
  -> Grazie Paola (allora divitae si può usare anche in singolare?) / Salutoni! Flavio
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