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nullus exspecto aqua oriundus absque aqua

English translation: nothing expect water springs from water / nothing comes from water but water

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Latin term or phrase:nullus exspecto aqua oriundus absque aqua
English translation:nothing expect water springs from water / nothing comes from water but water
Entered by: swisstell

00:58 Jan 22, 2004
Latin to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: nullus exspecto aqua oriundus absque aqua
A phrase in Latin
Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 05:49
nothing comes from water but water
Explanation:
more literal: nothing except water springs from water
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swisstell
Italy
Local time: 14:49
Grading comment
Thank you so much for the speedy reply!

4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
3 +4nothing comes from water but water
swisstell


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
nothing comes from water but water


Explanation:
more literal: nothing except water springs from water

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 14:49
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 24
Grading comment
Thank you so much for the speedy reply!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Flavio Ferri-Benedetti
10 hrs
  -> grazie, Flavio

agree  Luca Bassini: great translation
12 hrs
  -> grazie, lucaba

agree  verbis
15 hrs
  -> grazie, Laura

agree  Joseph Brazauskas: But the Latin is grossly ungrammatical.
1 day 23 hrs

neutral  Krzysztof Laskowski: This Latin phrase sounds very, very poor. Mixed words which don't make sense actually, although the translation does.
8 days
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