palatos

English translation: palace king/lord/ruler/prince or similar

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09:36 Feb 5, 2018
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History
English term or phrase: palatos
"That's true. You don't understand. The Romans broadcast the pharaonic disease like grain farmers scattering the seeds of next season's harvest – Caesars, kaisers, tsars, imperators, caseris...*palatos*...damned pharaohs!"
--quoted from the God Emperor of Dune (1981, science fiction) by Frank Herbert (link: https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&q="The Romans broadcas...

Just like my last question, "palatos" seems to have a little pronouncing but no meaning connection with "imperators" or any kind of emperor. Is it an illogical word said thoughtlessly by the speaker, ie. the God Emperor, under excitement?
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updownK
China
Local time: 20:57
English translation:palace king/lord/ruler/prince or similar
Explanation:
Like the previous question I am guessing that this is just a coined term as is done so often by Herbert. It's intended for an English readership and the first thing this unknown word would suggest to me would be something to do with palaces. I suggest you concoct some word to do with palaces...lord/ruler/prince of the palace, or such

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Glad to help. It must be a very difficult translation to do. Good luck!

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And yes, the reference Phil gave in relation to palatinate and palatine/paladin are all related to rulers, and palaces.
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palace king/lord/ruler/prince or similar


Explanation:
Like the previous question I am guessing that this is just a coined term as is done so often by Herbert. It's intended for an English readership and the first thing this unknown word would suggest to me would be something to do with palaces. I suggest you concoct some word to do with palaces...lord/ruler/prince of the palace, or such

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Note added at 1 day 1 hr (2018-02-06 11:05:08 GMT) Post-grading
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Glad to help. It must be a very difficult translation to do. Good luck!

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Note added at 1 day 1 hr (2018-02-06 11:07:08 GMT) Post-grading
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And yes, the reference Phil gave in relation to palatinate and palatine/paladin are all related to rulers, and palaces.

Yvonne Gallagher
Ireland
Local time: 13:57
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