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02:57 Mar 20, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: what was once mine is now yours
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4 +1heri mihi, hodie tibi
Antoinette Verburg


  

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heri mihi, hodie tibi


Explanation:
heri = yesterday
tibi = to you, yours
hodie = today
mihi = to me, mine

I modelled this on the well known phrase 'hodie mihi, cras tibi' (= 'mine today, yours tomorrow'), so my translation literally means 'mine yesterday, yours today' ('what was mine yesterday is now yours').

Hope that helps!


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    Reference: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/RG/guide/WLLatin8.asp
Antoinette Verburg
Netherlands
Local time: 16:03
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 8

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