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Iacobus Mathematicus
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"Things said before, now present to us."

Post by Iacobus Mathematicus » Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:41 pm

I want to say this in Latin,

some ideas...

Praedicta Nunc Praesentata
Praedicta Nunc Apud Nos
Praedicta Nunc Pro Nobis

Your thoughts will be appreciated,
gratias vobis ago,

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Post by whiteoctave » Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:03 pm

nunc praesentia nobis praedicta

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Post by Iacobus Mathematicus » Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:09 pm

whiteoctave wrote:nunc praesentia nobis praedicta
Would you say that some of my attempt were actually wrong, or just not as nice?

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Post by whiteoctave » Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:19 pm

well praedicta is perfect, and nunc the best temporal adverb. ad nos means more 'with regard to us' which is a different nuance to that contained with the simple dative. pro nobis means 'for us' only in the sense of 'on our behalf' or 'in place of us'. 'prasentata' doesn't really work, in that it's not a word, as far as i know. if you meant praesentia, then you effectively got what i did.

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Post by Iacobus Mathematicus » Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:21 pm

Another thought,

Praedicta nunc praebita.

Better? Worse? :)

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Post by Iacobus Mathematicus » Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:25 pm

whiteoctave wrote:pro nobis means 'for us' only in the sense of 'on our behalf' or 'in place of us'
Ahh, got it.
whiteoctave wrote:'prasentata' doesn't really work, in that it's not a word, as far as i know. if you meant praesentia, then you effectively got what i did.
It is the ppp of praesento (1), no?

I don't know if the bit about "to us" needs to be explicit (especially since I'd like it to be short).

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Post by whiteoctave » Fri Aug 13, 2004 8:08 pm

to us doesn't necessarily have to be explicitly stated.
i don't know the verb praesento.

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