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Say What!? - Latin

How much do you know about various Latin phrases?


Quiz ID:#15087
Fun:*** (2.59)
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Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:TRILLIONAIRE*us*****




#1   The phrase "favete linguis" literally translates to "favor me with your tongues", but what is the actual meaning of the phrase?

#2   The phrase "parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus" literally translates to "mountains will be in labor, and an absurd mouse will be born". Can you determine what this phrase actually means?

#3   "Amare et sapere vix deo conceditur" is a love-related quote that translates to "even a god finds it hard to ____ and be wise at the same time."

#4   "Brutum fulmen" is an idiom that describes a vain or empty threat. Zeus sure wouldn't want to hear this; what does "brutum fulmen" literally translate to?

#5   "Culpae poenae par esto" is a justice-related phrase meaning "let the punishment fit the crime."

#6   You shouldn't say "ad vitam aut culpam" at your wedding! What does it mean?

#7   You might find "caveat emptor" on a sign in a store with not-so-great items. What does this mean?

#8   Mailmen, watch out for "cave canem" signs! What does "cave canem" mean?

#9   "Fabas indulcet fames" literally translates to "The flavor of indulgent fumes."

#10   The Washington, D. C. motto, "iustitia omnibus," also appears (in English) in the Pledge of Allegiance. What does the phrase mean?





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