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04:56 Mar 7, 2001
Latin to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: nec aspera terrent
moto or logo embossed in a pictoral crest depicting a horse above a (medevial?) town skyline.
Origin unknown, language unknown.
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Summary of answers provided
5Difficulties be Damnedsammcdowall
5they fear no obstaclesBeeDee666
na +1Undaunted by adversityFuad Yahya
na(Bitter) difficulties do not / (bitter) hardship does not deter usxxxHenri
naFrightened by No Difficulties/Nor do difficulties deter/Nor Hardship Deter/Undeterred by hardship
Natalie
naPlease grade all answers and choose a winnerxxxHenri


  

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1 hr
Frightened by No Difficulties/Nor do difficulties deter/Nor Hardship Deter/Undeterred by hardship


Explanation:
Lots of versions on the net. For sure you'll choose the one you like the most:

Frightened by No Difficulties
or
Nor do difficulties deter
or
Nor Hardship Deter
or
Undeterred by hardship
or
Difficulties be damned
or
And They Fear Not Hardship
or
Be Not Terrified by Adversity
or
difficulties daunt us not



Please see:
Motto: Nec Aspera Terrent (Frightened by No Difficulties)
http://www.kolchak.org/History/coatofarms.htm

Nec aspera terrent Nor do difficulties deter
http://british-forces.com/fkac/history/regiments-coprs/powow...

Nec Aspera Terrent - Nor Hardship Deter
http://www.diggerz.org/~samra/social.htm

Nec Aspera Terrent' (Nor Hardship Deter). ...
www.samrassoc.homepage.com/

NEC ASPERA TERRENT (Undeterred by hardship). ... TC.
members.aol.com/rhseymour/DMGS/

Nec Aspera Terrent - 'Difficulties
be damned'. The King's Regiment then and Now. ...
www.army.mod.uk/army/organise/infan/kingsreg

Nec Aspera Terrent (And They Fear Not
Hardship) ...
www.getmusic.com/artists/amg/Album/610/A175610.html

Nec Aspera Terrent (Be Not Terrified by Adversity). ...
www.shpm.com/articles/stress/meditate/adverse1.html

NEC ASPERA TERRENT" (difficulties daunt
us not) and the running horse of ...
www.militaryheritage.com/mitre.htm


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2 hrs
(Bitter) difficulties do not / (bitter) hardship does not deter us


Explanation:
Well-known Latin saing that we had to know at the grammar school that I attended.

xxxHenri
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1 day 9 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Undaunted by adversity


Explanation:
Or something like that.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
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agree  Mariusz Rytel
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5 days
Please grade all answers and choose a winner


Explanation:
Those who have done their best to help you will appreciate it.

Thank you.

Best regards,

Henri


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3788 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
they fear no obstacles


Explanation:
The family motto of famed National Geographic Society explorer Percy Fawcett.

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Note added at 3788 days (2011-07-22 00:03:09 GMT)
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Latin:

nec and neque [not; nor]
terreo, terrere [to frighten, terrify; scare away; to deter]
asper -era -erum [difficult]

terrent = third person indicative plural (they)

Therefore:

They do not fear difficulty. (difficulties?) [literal translation]


    Reference: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/transcripts/lost-in-the-amaz...
BeeDee666
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3901 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Difficulties be Damned


Explanation:
"Nec aspera terrent" means "Difficulties be Damned". It is a motto for the Kings Regiment that started in 1685 and ended in 2006. the reason why i know this is because i use to serve in the Kings from 1998 to 2005.

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Changes made by editors
Oct 29, 2005 - Changes made by Natalie:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
Jun 5, 2005 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
FieldOther » Art/Literary


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