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In Language We Trust

Latin translation: linguae confidimus

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English term or phrase:In Language We Trust
Latin translation:linguae confidimus
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10:07 Oct 29, 2007
English to Latin translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / Sayings
English term or phrase: In Language We Trust
Hello everyone,

Could someone please help with the translation of 'In Language We Trust' into Latin?

I am translating a web page and the client has this sentence as part of their logo.

Thank you very much in advance.
Yavor Dimitrov
Bulgaria
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linguae confidimus
Explanation:
Or 'linguae credimus'. The dative is required with a transitive verb in Latin after most verbs of favouring, helping, pleasing, trusting, and their antonyms; likewise, after most verbs of believing, persuading, commanding, obeying, serving, resisting, enying, threatening, and pardoning.

'Confidimus' also requires the dative because it is compounded with 'con-', as do many other verbs compounded with prepositions.

Cf. Gildersleeve & Lodge, Latin Grammar, 3rd ed., §346, N. 2, §347; Allen & Greenough, Latin Grammar, 2nd ed., §227, §228.


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in language we trust
linguae confidimus


Explanation:
Or 'linguae credimus'. The dative is required with a transitive verb in Latin after most verbs of favouring, helping, pleasing, trusting, and their antonyms; likewise, after most verbs of believing, persuading, commanding, obeying, serving, resisting, enying, threatening, and pardoning.

'Confidimus' also requires the dative because it is compounded with 'con-', as do many other verbs compounded with prepositions.

Cf. Gildersleeve & Lodge, Latin Grammar, 3rd ed., §346, N. 2, §347; Allen & Greenough, Latin Grammar, 2nd ed., §227, §228.




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