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02:27 Feb 21, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: united in ignorance
The phrase is the proposed motto of a particularly poor quiz team
Jonathan Finan

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naignoratia iuncti. ignorantes iuncti.Wigtil
nain ignoranctia uniti,junctiAlbert Golub



18 mins
in ignoranctia uniti,juncti

hope i remember well what i learnt
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 14:06
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 8
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ignoratia iuncti. ignorantes iuncti.

Two options.

First, "ignorantiâ iuncti" (where the final "a" in the first word is long...only elementary texts write a mark over the letter to show that it is "long"). This would closely approximate "United in/by ignorance." (The ablative "ignorantiâ" specifies a general relationship to the participle [here "iuncti"], such as "in, by, because of", and so on.]

Second, "ignorantes iuncti" or even "nescientes iuncti". This approximates "United not knowing, united although/since we don't know."

PRO pts in pair: 11
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