Québec

Latin translation: Quebec

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French term or phrase:Québec
Latin translation:Quebec
Entered by: Jonathan Widell

09:50 May 4, 2003
French to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Québec
La belle province au Canada. En latin, s'il vous plaît.
Jonathan Widell
Canada
Local time: 15:26
Québec
Explanation:
like every name or institution or idea which didn't exist at the time, must be left as they are, in Latin

N.B. Sorry, but my French is very poor..
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smarinella
Italy
Local time: 21:26
Grading comment
Yes, the word "quebecensis" implies that Québec is Quebec in Latin. However, Montreal is not Montreal in Latin, even if it didn't exist at the time (of the Roman Empire), so in principle there could be a Latin translation for Québec too. On the other hand, the name Quebec comes from the Micmac word "Gepèg" meaning "strait," so I doubt if Quebec has any neo-Latin translation. http://www.500nations.com/Quebec_.asp . Let's just remove the French accent (´).
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Québec


Explanation:
like every name or institution or idea which didn't exist at the time, must be left as they are, in Latin

N.B. Sorry, but my French is very poor..

smarinella
Italy
Local time: 21:26
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
Grading comment
Yes, the word "quebecensis" implies that Québec is Quebec in Latin. However, Montreal is not Montreal in Latin, even if it didn't exist at the time (of the Roman Empire), so in principle there could be a Latin translation for Québec too. On the other hand, the name Quebec comes from the Micmac word "Gepèg" meaning "strait," so I doubt if Quebec has any neo-Latin translation. http://www.500nations.com/Quebec_.asp . Let's just remove the French accent (´).

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