pursue happiness with diligence

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15:55 May 21, 2018
English to Latin translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
English term or phrase: pursue happiness with diligence
This is the name of a poem. I am only interested in translating the title. When converted english-latin using google translate, it did not translate back from lat-eng very well at all. I want to make sure i get this right and not just a word for word translation.
Heather Noel Dubreuil
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4Beatitudo assidue quaerenda est/ or: Cum diligentia beatitudinem quaere
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Maria Pat Scarpetta
4Beatitudo assidue quaerenda est /oppure: Cum diligentia beatitudinem quaere/ quaerite
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Maria Pat Scarpetta


  

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Beatitudo assidue quaerenda est /oppure: Cum diligentia beatitudinem quaere/ quaerite


Explanation:
non avendo visto il poema propongo entrambe queste traduzioni, la prima suona più come una sentenza, l'altra è proprio letterale, all'imperativo in seconda persona singolare o plurale

Maria Pat Scarpetta
Italy
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Beatitudo assidue quaerenda est/ or: Cum diligentia beatitudinem quaere


Explanation:
sorry I wrote in Italian the explanation. I made two proposals because I haven't read the when poem. The second one is the strictly faithful translation, 'pursue' may be either an imperative for 'you' singular or plural, in Latin you have to choose. However, also the first could work, it sounds more like an advice, there are many sentences like that in Latin.

Maria Pat Scarpetta
Italy
Local time: 14:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ItalianItalian
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