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Latin to English Idioms / Maxims / Sayings Translation Glossary

Latin term English translation
Ad Victoriam Et Decus To victory and glory
Entered by: Sandra Mouton
Cuique in arte sua credendum Each man, in his own skill/art, must be given credit (must be believed)
dum vivimus, vivamus, labore et honore while we live(are alive) let us live by work and honor
e tenebris in lucem voco from the darkness I cry/call to the light
fluctuat nec mergitur it may fluctuate, but it does not sink
Entered by: Joseph Brazauskas
foied vinom pipafo cra carefo today I shall drink wine, tomorrow I shall do without'
Modestia virōs et puerōs, feminās et puellās ōrnat Moderation adorns men and boys, women and girls
Entered by: Rebecca Garber
modus induendi way/style of dressing
Entered by: sarahca
nemo me impune lacessit /Eureka, mottoes No one attacks me with impunity,Scotland & the Order of the Thistle motto /Eureka:I have found it, the state of California motto
non capit orbis does not fit in the (wide) world
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
Parcere subjectis. [To] spare the conquered
Parentibus optimis quibus si quid habeo acceptum refero. To the best parents (in the world) to whom I owe for everything I have.
quis separabit? who shall separate us? motto of the Order of St. Patrick
quod extra potuit interius potuisset the things he could operate on the outside (of me/us), he might operate on the inside as well
trans freti saevi murum across the wall of raging waves
Tu tua fac cures — caetera mitte Deo. Take care of your own affairs--leave the rest to God.
Vive moribus praeteritis, loquere verbis praesentibus. Live according to the customs of the past, but speak in today's language

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