Is *cunctus homo* intelligible, and what would it mean?

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Is *cunctus homo* intelligible, and what would it mean?

Post by cclaudian » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:48 pm

I'm was thinking up variations of "omnis homo" (to mean 'every person') and though about using 'cunctus homo'. The meaning I'd want it to have would be something like "mankind in its entirety", but does the phrase as it is actually say this? 'The whole man' isn't quite what I'm going for.

As a side question, can "homo" ever mean 'humankind' on its own, or will it always be taken to mean "a person"?

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Re: Is *cunctus homo* intelligible, and what would it mean?

Post by bedwere » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:29 am

Homines would work better

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