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15:27 Nov 13, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: No smoking
No Smoking
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4 +1fumare interdictum
alz


  

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fumare interdictum


Explanation:
fumare interdictum
fumare = to smoke
interdictum = forbidden

Because the tabacco-plant (Nicotiana tabaccum)was imported in Europe after 1492, the ancient Roman didn't know it. So "fumare" means to smoke whatever, not neccessarely tobacco.
To be more precise you may say:

fumare nicotianam interdictum

have a good time :)))

alz
Croatia
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Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in ItalianItalian
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