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Help requested on translation

Postby emkemkemk » Tue Sep 27, 2005 9:45 am

Hi,

I am looking for the translation of a sentence from English to Latin. As a non-Latin speaker I can find the words but I am not sure how to build a correct sentence with them.

The sentence I would like to translate into Latin is:

the innocent do not need to defend themselves

I do not know if this can be translated exactly as such but the importance is in the meaning of the sentence. If you have to twist the original sentence a bit but keep the meaning of the message in the Latin sentence, that will do sufficiently.

Hope someone can help me out. Your help is highly appreciated!

Best regards,

Marc
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Postby Episcopus » Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:15 pm

try something like "sui defensione nullum opus est innocentibus"

by the way, why is your name emk? :shock:
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Thnx

Postby emkemkemk » Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:08 pm

Hi, thanks for your quick reply.

BTW emk are my initials but I tripled them because it was already in use on some other forum (and I can't remeber al those different names for all those different fora :D ). As a newby on Latin, I did not know what :D Greek letters to use.
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