there is no wealth but life

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

14:16 Aug 25, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: there is no wealth but life
none
pete mowat


Summary of answers provided
na +1vita sola opes / vita sola copia
Flavio Ferri-Benedetti


  

Answers


11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
vita sola opes / vita sola copia


Explanation:
Dear Pete,

two nice ways to say this in idiomatic Latin.

Vita: life
sola : only
opes/copia: wealth

(The verb "is" is eliptical in typical Latin phrases).

Hope it helps :)

Flavio


    Disctintion in Latin
    Translation Student
Flavio Ferri-Benedetti
Spain
Local time: 13:50
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 190
Grading comment
This translation does not emphasise the no wealth BUT life

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  CLS Lexi-tech: vita sola divitia/opulentia
1 hr
  -> Grazie Paola (allora divitae si può usare anche in singolare?) / Salutoni! Flavio
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)
The asker has declined this answer
Comment: This translation does not emphasise the no wealth BUT life



KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search