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Postby mod » Wed Jul 02, 2003 9:14 pm

Can someone help me translate: "United for the Public Good."<br /><br />I translated it as:<br /><br />iunctum pro benevolentiam publicam<br /><br />is that correct?<br />thanks
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Postby benissimus » Thu Jul 03, 2003 12:17 am

"pro" would take the ablative so "iunctum pro benevolentiam publicam".<br /><br />I support your translation. You also have the option to use "bonus" as a noun as in the phrase "cui bono".
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Postby vinobrien » Thu Jul 03, 2003 8:31 am

conjunctus pro bono publico?<br /><br />We use the expression "pro bono" in advertising to refer to work done for charities.
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Postby Magistra » Thu Jul 03, 2003 2:34 pm

Just what is united? If it's a group of people you might want to say iuncti or coniuncti. Iunctum is neuter singular and coniunctus is masculine singular.<br /><br />Magistra
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