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A few small translations

Postby dingovigo » Thu Mar 25, 2004 9:03 pm

hi, im just browsing around and have a couple small phrases i was hopin you all could help me with. Im not a latin student or anything, just a curious party


:D

1st off...just something that means 'inner balance'

'I conquer the chaos'

'Balance and Power'

also i was wondering what the correct grammar for the words 'deus perfidus' would be.

thanks for ur help!
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Re: A few small translations

Postby benissimus » Fri Mar 26, 2004 2:42 am

Hi and welcome to the forum. There are many ways to say things in Latin, so I will just offer some examples that I think sound good.

dingovigo wrote:1st off...just something that means 'inner balance'

I would go with aequanimitas which breaks down into two words, aequus animus, "a level spirit". We also get the word "equanimity" in English from this word.

'I conquer the chaos'

Chaos supero

'Balance and Power'

Ordo et Vis

also i was wondering what the correct grammar for the words 'deus perfidus' would be.

Hmm, not quite sure what you mean. Deus is a masculine noun of the second declension and it is in the nominative singular here; perfidus is an adjective and matches deus in inflection. It translates to "unfaithful god". It is correct... so long as you don't put it in a sentence with other Latin words without knowing what you're doing ;)
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Postby dingovigo » Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:44 am

hey thanks a lot, you have greatly helped me out :D :D .

many many thanks.
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