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English translation: you might benefit (others)

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Latin term or phrase:prosis
English translation:you might benefit (others)
Entered by: Wigtil
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06:55 Jun 6, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: prosis
cognosce ut prosis
mgunn
Understand, so that you can benefit others.
Explanation:
COGNOSCE: "know, understand" -- the imperative (command) form of the verb COGNOSCO, COGNOSCERE, in the singular (directed toward one listener, not multiple listeners)

UT: "so that, in order that, for the purpose of"

PROSIS: "you are of benefit, you help, you benefit (someone)" -- present-tense subjunctive form of the verb PROSUM, PRODESSE (subjunctive is required in an UT clause).

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Wigtil
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Thank you for the information. Our Latin teacher here at Brevard
High School could not find "prosis" anywhere! You're wonderful!

Thanks again,
Library Mary
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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naUnderstand, so that you can benefit others.Wigtil


  

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Understand, so that you can benefit others.


Explanation:
COGNOSCE: "know, understand" -- the imperative (command) form of the verb COGNOSCO, COGNOSCERE, in the singular (directed toward one listener, not multiple listeners)

UT: "so that, in order that, for the purpose of"

PROSIS: "you are of benefit, you help, you benefit (someone)" -- present-tense subjunctive form of the verb PROSUM, PRODESSE (subjunctive is required in an UT clause).




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Wigtil
PRO pts in pair: 67
Grading comment
Thank you for the information. Our Latin teacher here at Brevard
High School could not find "prosis" anywhere! You're wonderful!

Thanks again,
Library Mary
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