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love thyself

Latin translation: te ipsem ama

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English term or phrase:love thyself
Latin translation:te ipsem ama
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08:04 Jan 27, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: love thyself
If you do not love thyself, how can you love anyone else?
Malia Messina
quomodo quemlibet amare potes, nisi te ipsem (ipsam) amas?
Explanation:
Dear Malia:

Quomodo: How
Potes: can you
amare: love
quemlibet: anyone (accusative)

Nisi: if don't
amas: you love
te ipsem: thyself

But in the order as I wrote before :)

Hope it helps,Flavio
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flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 11:37
Grading comment
Thank you Flavio. Love Thyself or Flavio Ferri Benedetti is a wonderful mantra. I was considering the phrase for a tattoo but it is a bit long. Will sleep on it.
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5quomodo quemlibet amare potes, nisi te ipsem (ipsam) amas?
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quomodo quemlibet amare potes, nisi te ipsem (ipsam) amas?


Explanation:
Dear Malia:

Quomodo: How
Potes: can you
amare: love
quemlibet: anyone (accusative)

Nisi: if don't
amas: you love
te ipsem: thyself

But in the order as I wrote before :)

Hope it helps,Flavio



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flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 11:37
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 190
Grading comment
Thank you Flavio. Love Thyself or Flavio Ferri Benedetti is a wonderful mantra. I was considering the phrase for a tattoo but it is a bit long. Will sleep on it.
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