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Ending tenses???

Postby Casval » Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:40 am

Hey, I've been working on a sort of flag for a group of friends and everyones wanting a couple Latin words on it but no one knows Latin.

They basically want it to say 'eternally watching' and 'eternally victorious', which I've managed to narrow down to 'aeternum servo', and 'aeternum victor' (or would it be victoria?) but I still don't know what the proper endings for 'servo' and 'victor/victoria' would be.

Any and all help is appreciated.
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Postby thesaurus » Sun Jun 15, 2008 6:46 pm

If you want something simple, you could try "Victores Sempiterni" which just means "Eternal Victors," or "victor sempiturnus" if you want it in the singular for your team. Or maybe "vigilans semper victor" which is "always watchful victor.
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Postby Essorant » Sun Jun 15, 2008 7:41 pm

Perhaps <b>aeternum vigilantes</b> "eternally watching" and <b>aeternum victoriosi</b> "eternally victorious".<pre></pre>
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Postby Casval » Mon Jun 16, 2008 12:50 am

So does that mean "aeternum" is in the right tense? I wasn't sure about that one either to be honest.

Also, victoriosi? Thats imperitive active present right? I've been reading a bit about tenses and I thought it would need to be in indicative active present? Did I miss something?

Also I know "servo" more than anything else means to protect, but I'd like to stick with that, 'eternally protecting'

Again, thanks for the help and sorry if I'm confusing or anything like that. I'm trying my best to learn with the materials available to me (which at this point is basically just wikipedia).
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Postby Tertius Robertus » Mon Jun 16, 2008 1:48 pm

I'm trying my best to learn with the materials available to me (which at this point is basically just wikipedia).


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