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VIRESCIT VULNERE VIRTUS

English translation: Courage becomes greater through a wound

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Latin term or phrase:VIRESCIT VULNERE VIRTUS
English translation:Courage becomes greater through a wound
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16:58 Oct 31, 2005
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Latin term or phrase: VIRESCIT VULNERE VIRTUS
ANY HELP IN THE TRANSLATION OR GENERAL TRANSLATION OF THIS PHRASE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. UNABLE TO GIVE FURTHER DETAILS ON ORIGIN, HOWEVER, BELIEVED TO BE RECENT BUTCHERY OF LATIN LANGAUGE, UNABLE TO TRANSLATE INTO ANYTHING OF SENSE.
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Courage becomes greater through a wound
Explanation:
Of course if you never fight, you never know how far your courage goes! ;-)
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irat56
France
Local time: 20:09


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4 +4Courage becomes greater through a wound
irat56


  

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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Courage becomes greater through a wound


Explanation:
Of course if you never fight, you never know how far your courage goes! ;-)

irat56
France
Local time: 20:09
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Vicky Papaprodromou: Indeed. That's why we prefer to fight, Pierre, don't we?:-)
37 mins
  -> Thanks! You are right Vicky! Proof is that I got married to Françoise (after ten years!) last Saturday!

agree  Joseph J. Brazauskas: Assuredly.
6 hrs
  -> Merci!

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
5 days
  -> Thank you!

agree  Leonardo Marcello Pignataro: Congratulations and best wishes, Pierre and Françoise!!
30 days
  -> And thanks from both of us, Leonardo!
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