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Latin Translation

Postby CFstar » Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:07 pm

I am looking for a gramatically correct translation of:

'May the wind always be at your back, and the sun upon your face'.

I would really apprciate any help that anyone could offer me.

Many thanks
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Re: Latin Translation

Postby Nooj » Wed Jul 21, 2010 2:59 am

There will be many ways of translating this. Here's just one.

semper ventus secundus tibi sit/atque sol os tuum calefaciat.

May there always be a favourable wind for you and may the sun warm your face.
Dolor poetas creat.
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Re: Latin Translation

Postby CFstar » Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:22 am

Many thanks for your reponse, i really appreciate your help. Is there a literal translation for it?

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Re: Latin Translation

Postby furrykef » Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:07 pm

CFstar, I have to ask... is this for a tattoo? Because I really wouldn't recommend translating for tattoos this way.
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Re: Latin Translation

Postby CFstar » Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:41 pm

Its for a piece of art work that i am planning to create for my wife, the saying means alot to her, hense the neccesisty for the literal translation.
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