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Modern sports terms in Latin?

Postby galen697 » Tue May 19, 2009 3:05 am

Is there any reference for modern sports terms in Latin? I have a student who's attempting to translate a baseball game recap article into Latin and we're a bit stumped on words for things like "innings", "home run", etc
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Re: Modern sports terms in Latin?

Postby adrianus » Tue May 19, 2009 8:12 am

Salve galen697
Vise hunc situm
http://facweb.furman.edu/~dmorgan/lexicon/silva.htm
Vide non minùs Traupman, Conversational Latin, Ch. 5: "Sports and Other Leisure Activities"
C. Helfer, Lexicon Auxiliare (1991) (ein deutsch-lateinisches Wörterbuch)
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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Re: Modern sports terms in Latin?

Postby Cato » Tue May 26, 2009 7:18 pm

There was a rather lengthy thread on this at the Latin Forum some years ago, which generated a glossary at:

http://latinforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2941

The discussion itself can be found in the following threads; interesting to see the logic behind some of the terms:

http://latinforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1067

http://latinforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=2817
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