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errare humanum est

English translation: To err is human

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Latin term or phrase:errare humanum est
English translation:To err is human
Entered by: Parrot
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15:41 Aug 21, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: errare humanum est
my friend is from switzerland and has sent me this but i dont know what it means and there are so many different languages spoke in switzerland i can not find one that matches myself
jessica myall
To err is human
Explanation:
I saw this sign on my editor's desk.
Selected response from:

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 18:43
Grading comment
thank you for your responce to my question,but it would have been most heplful if you could have told me what language it was spoken in
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1To err is human
Parrot
naTo err is human (Latin)uparis
nato err is human
Angela Dunskus-Gulick
naSorry, I thought you knew. Latin.
Parrot


  

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3 mins peer agreement (net): +1
To err is human


Explanation:
I saw this sign on my editor's desk.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 18:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
thank you for your responce to my question,but it would have been most heplful if you could have told me what language it was spoken in

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gilda Blanco: ...to forgive, divine... that´s it.
6 mins
  -> Don't you think that was a nice editor?
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7 mins
to err is human


Explanation:
This is Latin.


    7 years of Latin in school
Angela Dunskus-Gulick
United States
Local time: 10:43
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 4
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1 hr
Sorry, I thought you knew. Latin.


Explanation:
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 18:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4
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1 day 10 hrs
To err is human (Latin)


Explanation:
It might interest you to know the whole quote, which is :

To err is human, to forgive, divine

(= to make mistakes is human, to forgive is divine)

uparis
Local time: 18:43
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