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relatively simple translation (?)

Our family coat of arms has a knights helm with a "be ready!" motto..

There must be a dozen translations for readiness in Latin, but I cannot for the life of me figure out the most legitimate for a coat of arms..

It's been many years since I studied Latin, and of course my old latin teacher is currently out of the country.. Please can anyone help with this translation? I believe it would have ...
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what does?

what does WHAT mean in latin, is it QUID or QUOD

for eg. QUID me nutrit me destruit
or is it
QUOD me nutrit me destruit

or am i completely wrong about it all......

im sorta new to this. Surfing the net and i came across this forum thought id check it out.

Cheers :)
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what are the kids listening to?

It's the start of a new school year and I'm wondering what's making its rounds on campus.

I'm in serious need of some new tunes. I try to stay on top of music but lately I have been listening to the same stuff over and over and over.

Lately I have been listening to a lot of:

Interpol (um, you're missing out if you haven't heard their tunes)
Death Cab for Cutie
British Sea Power ...
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Does anyone have a personal Greek verse about arete, perferably in poetry? I'm thinking of something along the lines of Iliad or Odyssey. I know of plenty of Socratic verses, but this is something that a poet would quote. Thanks
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Aristotle in Greek

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Double negatives in Latin

The other day I came upon the phrase, "Is non modo hoc non perfecit." (It was followed by an 'ut' clause.) Try as I might, I simply couldn't get a meaning to fit.

That got me thinking about double negatives. I know in English double negatives are awkward and boorish and gramatically incorrect, but are they allowed in Latin? (Or maybe I'm just missing something completely....^_^;;)
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i've been learning latin by myself using D'Ooge's book and i do like it ! it's simple, good exercises and very useful for anyone who doesn't know so much of grammar (even if english isn't their mothertongue... spanish's mine ;))


i've been having problems lately; i'm on lesson XVII (before conjugations), and i see there's a lot of vocabulary, declensions, etc, to learn (not a problem ...
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This is a weird translation, but...

How do you translate "genie"? Like the dude in Aladin, the celestial thingy in the lamp, you know. I am writing a buddhist requiem for someone who passed away in latin, this was her nickname, so any help would greatly be appreciated.
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Meat is Murder translation please?

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Verb question and pronounciation question

I've started Wheelocks, and still working on the first chapter.

I have a couple of questions.

I try to speak the words as I'm studying them. I'm having trouble with

"conservavi" (mark over the i)

Second, I want to use words in sentences of my own. Can you use a verb like this?

Peccare cogitant.

They plan to sin.

Thanks and I'm sure this is the first of many questions!

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