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When a man lies, he murders a part of the world

Latin translation: Cum quis mentitur, partem mundi necat

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English term or phrase:When a man lies, he murders a part of the world
Latin translation:Cum quis mentitur, partem mundi necat
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22:40 Jan 12, 2002
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English term or phrase: When a man lies, he murders a part of the world
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Mike
Cum quis mentitur, partem mundi necat
Explanation:
Dear Mike,

this is a clear, sure way to put it in Latin.

Cum: when
quis: a man, someone (very much used in questions about humanity)
mentitur: lies (deponent verb)

Partem: a part (accusative)
Mundi: of the world (genitive)
Necat: murders (transitive, 3rd conj)

Hope it helps!

Flavio
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Cum quis mentitur, partem mundi necat


Explanation:
Dear Mike,

this is a clear, sure way to put it in Latin.

Cum: when
quis: a man, someone (very much used in questions about humanity)
mentitur: lies (deponent verb)

Partem: a part (accusative)
Mundi: of the world (genitive)
Necat: murders (transitive, 3rd conj)

Hope it helps!

Flavio


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