by mine honor am I bound

Latin translation: mea pietate obligor

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English term or phrase:by mine honor am I bound
Latin translation:mea pietate obligor
Entered by: Joseph Brazauskas

02:15 Nov 20, 2006
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: by mine honor am I bound
the implication is that he must act according to his code of honor...
Brian Smith
mea pietate obligor
Explanation:
Or, if you prefer, you could say, 'meo honore obligor'. The ablative is one of respect or specification, 'honos' meaning a more public, 'pietas' a more private, essentialy religious. commitment.
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Joseph Brazauskas
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by mine honor am i bound
mea pietate obligor


Explanation:
Or, if you prefer, you could say, 'meo honore obligor'. The ablative is one of respect or specification, 'honos' meaning a more public, 'pietas' a more private, essentialy religious. commitment.

Joseph Brazauskas
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agree  Matthias Quaschning-Kirsch
1 hr
  -> Thank you.

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5 hrs
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