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A Deo lux nostra

English translation: Our light comes from God

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Latin term or phrase:A Deo lux nostra
English translation:Our light comes from God
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21:08 Aug 19, 2000
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Latin term or phrase: A Deo lux nostra
This is what is printed on the top of my family crest. The family name is Holloway, and it's origins is from England. I am assuming the language is Latin
Teresa Holloway
Our light comes from God
Explanation:
It's Latin.
NAME: HOLLOWAY
BLAZON: Paly of six azure and or, a fesse gules between three
crescents argent a canton ermine.
CREST: Out of a crescent or, an antelope's head gules attired,
collared, and chained gold.
MOTTO: A Deo lux nostra.
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Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 15:23
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My greatest appreciation to you for assisting me in finding out what my family motto is. I am researching my family tree and find this to be very beneficial.
THANK YOU!
Much regards
Teresa Holloway
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1Our light comes from God
Laura Gentili
naSee below
Laura Gentili
naTo God our Light
Parrot


  

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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Our light comes from God


Explanation:
It's Latin.
NAME: HOLLOWAY
BLAZON: Paly of six azure and or, a fesse gules between three
crescents argent a canton ermine.
CREST: Out of a crescent or, an antelope's head gules attired,
collared, and chained gold.
MOTTO: A Deo lux nostra.


Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 15:23
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 95
Grading comment
My greatest appreciation to you for assisting me in finding out what my family motto is. I am researching my family tree and find this to be very beneficial.
THANK YOU!
Much regards
Teresa Holloway

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Branka Arrivé

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7 hrs
To God our Light


Explanation:
literal

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 15:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4

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8 hrs
See below


Explanation:
"To God Our Light" is not correct, it should be "From God Our Light", "a" means "from", not "to".

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 15:23
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 95
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