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How do you say 'How do you say__in Latin?'?

First, multas gratias to benissimus for posting the Wheelock sentences.

Second, how do you say "How do you say ___ in Latin?"?

Here, I'll trade you Italian for Latin. This is how you ask the question in Italian:
How do you say "whatever" in Italian?
Come si dice "whatever" in italiano?

MVLTAS GRATIAS
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How do you say...

i am writing and english paper, and i need to know how to say a phrase. the phrase is "library of the gods." thank you in advance
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Help translating a Latin 2 sentence.

Cum liberis feminae ad patriam quo fuit auxilium navigaverunt.

This is really out of order and I can't seem to translate it.

Thanks! :lol:
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Need Translation Assistance

Hello Latin Forum!

I am a simple old woman, mostly self-educated. I have a friend who likes to send me little tidbits in (what I suspect to be poor) Latin. Normally I can use a beginning Latin text I picked up at a flea market to assist in translating. But this time, while I am getting the gist of individual words, I am not grasping the overall meaning of the phrase... I just can't seem ...
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Ennius

I'm sure you all know Ennius, the Latin poet.
His Annales only came to us by fragments. So we can find a fragment of Ennius in Cicero, de divinatione I, 48.

I found a sentence and I understand the Latin, but I have difficulties to translate this in proper Dutch, cause the English translation is a bit odd to me.

Exin candida se radiis dedit icta foras lux.

icta radiis (I found this in a ...
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"there is" translation

How does one translate the English phrase "there is/are" into Latin?

If I wanted to translate "There is a cat in the window" would I do something like: Est feles in fenestram ?

Or is there another way?

Thanks.

-Yvonne Rathbone
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Some pronunciation help, please?

Hello! One of my favourite quotes is 'Vincit, qui se vincit.'
However, I don't know how to pronounce it correctly! If somone could
possibly give me a phonetic version of that sentence, I would be grateful!

Thanks!

-kyle
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#4 Answers

1. The soldiers are so brave that they always conquer the enemy.
2. The danger is so great that no ships can be saved.
3. So great a storm had arisen that all the sailors were terrified.
4. He escaped so quickly that no one could catch him.

1. Tam fortes sunt milites ut semper hostem vincant.
2. Tantum est periculum ut nullae naves servari possint.
3. Tanta tempestas coorta erat ut omnes nautae timerent. ...
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Dates

I know this may be a bit off from plain Latin but I was wondering is this the correct way to write a date:

MMIV Anno Domine

Or

Anno Domine: MMIV

Thanks
Andy
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2nd Year Latin

The next story, about gladiators, starts
Romani e spectaculis gladiatoriis magnam voluptatem capiebant.
Qua in re cernebatur non tam bellicosum populi Romani ingenium quam prava volgi indoles.

The Romans took great enjoyment from the gladiator tournaments. something something was perceived not as the warlike disposition of the Romans as the corrupt character of the common people. Qua in re - is qua here referring to the enjoyment? Which, in the matter was perceived... still doesn't ...
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