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16:41 Oct 3, 2000
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Latin term or phrase: Cornelia
CONERLIA ET FLAVIA
CARLOTA
English translation:[See below]
Explanation:
The Romans had no formal nomenclature for women beyond the clan name, so when we see Cornelia, or Flavia, or Livia, or Tullia, or Terentia, or Iulia, or Antonia, etc., these forms are simply the feminine forms of the clan names more commonly known by their masculine forms: Cornelius, Flavius, Livius, Tullius, Terentius, Iulius, Antonius, etc.

Many Roman names actually mean something. So, yes, "Flavius" means blond, "Cornelius" is built on the "corn-" root that means horn. Others have no obvious meaning, such as Iulius, etc.

This corresponds to English family names, where some people are named Black, White, Armstrong, Oldfather, Gore, Bush, Thatcher, Smith, Cooper, Numbers, Fisher, Albright, etc., while many others are meaningless in English, such as Eisenhower, Blair, Jones, James, Fitzgerald, Reagan, Liebermann, Cheney, Gere, etc.

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na +1[See below]Wigtil
nahorn, yellow haired
Laura Gentili
naThese are persons' names only.
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3 hrs
These are persons' names only.


Explanation:
Cornelia and Flavia, both names of women.
If these were in the masculine gender they would be Cornelius and Flavius.

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horn, yellow haired


Explanation:
These 2 beautiful Latin names respectively means "horn" and "yellow haired".

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Explanation:
The Romans had no formal nomenclature for women beyond the clan name, so when we see Cornelia, or Flavia, or Livia, or Tullia, or Terentia, or Iulia, or Antonia, etc., these forms are simply the feminine forms of the clan names more commonly known by their masculine forms: Cornelius, Flavius, Livius, Tullius, Terentius, Iulius, Antonius, etc.

Many Roman names actually mean something. So, yes, "Flavius" means blond, "Cornelius" is built on the "corn-" root that means horn. Others have no obvious meaning, such as Iulius, etc.

This corresponds to English family names, where some people are named Black, White, Armstrong, Oldfather, Gore, Bush, Thatcher, Smith, Cooper, Numbers, Fisher, Albright, etc., while many others are meaningless in English, such as Eisenhower, Blair, Jones, James, Fitzgerald, Reagan, Liebermann, Cheney, Gere, etc.



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