DETUR PONS MUNDO

English translation: Building bridges to the world

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Latin term or phrase:DETUR PONS MUNDO
English translation:Building bridges to the world
Entered by: Karin Usher

11:21 Feb 15, 2008
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Latin term or phrase: DETUR PONS MUNDO
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Karin Usher
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:31
Building bridges to the world
Explanation:
Literally "May a bridge ("pons") be given (detur = exhortative subjunctive of "dare" to give) to the world (mundo = dative of "mundus).
The rendering I noted is the official translation found on the net, which is quite proper.
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Leonardo Marcello Pignataro (X)
Local time: 23:31
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5 +1Building bridges to the world
Leonardo Marcello Pignataro (X)


  

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Building bridges to the world


Explanation:
Literally "May a bridge ("pons") be given (detur = exhortative subjunctive of "dare" to give) to the world (mundo = dative of "mundus).
The rendering I noted is the official translation found on the net, which is quite proper.

Leonardo Marcello Pignataro (X)
Local time: 23:31
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 8

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