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Latin translation: habet res acta caput

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10:37 Aug 5, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: so be it
as it is presently
Hank Eggers
Latin translation:habet res acta caput
Explanation:
Matthew Gwinne's Nero (1603)

I thought about this possible Latin sentence on the basis of an Italian saying in my family which is an exact translation of this latin sentence. So I did a Google search with "res acta" and "caput" and came up with this verse from an Elizabethan play in Latin. The closest meaning is "what is done is done" which is not far from "so be it".

hope it helps.

Paola Ludovici MacQuarrie
Selected response from:

CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 13:01
Grading comment
Very acceptable! The nearest I could get was just plain "caput"

Thanx to Paola


4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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CLS Lexi-tech


  

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habet res acta caput


Explanation:
Matthew Gwinne's Nero (1603)

I thought about this possible Latin sentence on the basis of an Italian saying in my family which is an exact translation of this latin sentence. So I did a Google search with "res acta" and "caput" and came up with this verse from an Elizabethan play in Latin. The closest meaning is "what is done is done" which is not far from "so be it".

hope it helps.

Paola Ludovici MacQuarrie


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 13:01
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 8
Grading comment
Very acceptable! The nearest I could get was just plain "caput"

Thanx to Paola

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