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cave canem

English translation: Beware of dog

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Latin term or phrase:cave canem
English translation:Beware of dog
Entered by: Parrot
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02:49 Feb 25, 2002
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / law
Latin term or phrase: cave canem
latin term refering to health law
Monica
Beware of dog
Explanation:
Literally. Found on a mosaic in Pompey.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 20:18
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4 +9Beware of dog
Parrot


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +9
Beware of dog


Explanation:
Literally. Found on a mosaic in Pompey.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 20:18
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Federica Pariani
2 mins

agree  Jack Doughty: Perhaps better to say "Beware of the dog", as this is the form in which this warning is written on garden gates etc. in English.
25 mins

agree  Werner George Patels, M.A., C.Tran.(ATIO): Proper English phrase would be "Beware of THE dog"
1 hr

agree  Fernando Muela
2 hrs

agree  irat56
3 hrs

agree  Mats Wiman: Agree with Werner
5 hrs

agree  Electra
5 hrs

agree  Joanna5
6 hrs

agree  flaviofbg
17 hrs
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