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English translation: Those who are about to die salute you

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Latin term or phrase:Morituri Te Salutant
English translation:Those who are about to die salute you
Entered by: Enrique Cavalitto
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11:39 Jun 3, 2001
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Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: moriturus
moriturus te salutat
Great1
the right phrase
Explanation:
is "ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant"that is to say "Hail Cesar, those who are going to die salute you!"
It was not a farewell, but simply a sign of respect towards the emperor.
Whenever gladiators entered the arena, the used to turn to the emperor and say : Ave Caesar morituri te salutant!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1the one who's going to die salutes youAlbert Golub
nathe right phrasegiogi
nawe who are about to dieDR. RICHARD BAVRY
naFarewell, Caesar, those who are about to die salute you
Vidmantas Stilius


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
the one who's going to die salutes you


Explanation:
what the gladiators said to the emperor in roma
morituri te salutant
good luck

Albert Golub
Local time: 05:33
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
DR. RICHARD BAVRY: gladiators said *salutamus*..salutant is "they say"
5 mins

agree  Egmont
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10 mins
we who are about to die


Explanation:
You have the phrase a bit wrong. It is "morituri te salutamus" [we who are about to die salute you], and, as you probably know, it is what the Roman gladiators said before they began the games.


You will find this and many other Latin phrases translated at

http://users.hol.gr/~posi/latin.htm

Hope this helps.


    see above
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 8

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Albert Golub: the gladiatorrs are they so salutant used to be 1st in latin version, if it were we, i agree
1 hr
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23 mins
Farewell, Caesar, those who are about to die salute you


Explanation:
morituri te salutant is the second part of gradiators' farewell:
Ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant.

Later on the phrase was used in other versions, too:
Ave, vita, moriturus te salutat
-Farewell, life, the one who's about to die salutes you.
Also, in plural: Ave, vita, morituri te salutant





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Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 06:33
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
PRO pts in pair: 7
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17 hrs
the right phrase


Explanation:
is "ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant"that is to say "Hail Cesar, those who are going to die salute you!"
It was not a farewell, but simply a sign of respect towards the emperor.
Whenever gladiators entered the arena, the used to turn to the emperor and say : Ave Caesar morituri te salutant!
Hopèe this helps


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giogi
Local time: 04:33
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 16
Grading comment
I appreciate so much your response to my question... So many sites offer services (free ones) and don't follow through. I graciously extend my thanks, and will definitely refer others to this site!

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Isabel Peralta
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Feb 27, 2011 - Changes made by Enrique Cavalitto:
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