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20:22 Nov 26, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: write the truth
My son is writing a paper for school where he must "invent" his family's coat of arms. He would like to include the saying "write the truth" in Latin at the bottom of the coat of arms. He loves to read and write and this is the saying he's like to appear at the bottom. This is a 5th-grade project.
Carolyn Crowley

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4 +1verum scribeRaffaella Cornacchini



2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
verum scribe

latin is a very concise language and that's the translation.
verum = the truth, literally what is true (adj.)
scribe = write, imperative of the verb scribere

    my own classical studies (nine years)
Raffaella Cornacchini
Local time: 07:31
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 4

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agree  flaviofbg: Esatto :)
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