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sais de qua non

English translation: sine qua non = something indispensable

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Latin term or phrase:sais de qua non
English translation:sine qua non = something indispensable
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11:55 Sep 27, 2000
Latin to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: sais de qua non
Say this in a book about "obsessive love." Could be misspelt. Also might not be Latin.
ProZ.com Staff
Local time: 21:52
something indispensable
Explanation:
"sais de qua non" is mispelled. May be "sine qua non"? "Sine qua non" is a Latin expression that means "something indispensable", "something essential" (literally: "without which, not")
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Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 06:52
Grading comment
Franks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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na +1something indispensable
Laura Gentili


  

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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
something indispensable


Explanation:
"sais de qua non" is mispelled. May be "sine qua non"? "Sine qua non" is a Latin expression that means "something indispensable", "something essential" (literally: "without which, not")

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 06:52
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 95
Grading comment
Franks!

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