Anyone speak Latin?

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cleanbluesky said:
Teenagus enormii egoisitus

That SO isn't the correct translation, from my D at GCSE CBS said "My *something* is huge" :D

I don't know the OP's translation though... only ever did Latin -> English.
 
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Lysander said:
I don't think you can do a strict word for word translation on this. 'bringer of death' in Latin is more likely to have to be translated as 'he that brings/carries death'.
addo is third conjunctive. There is also "nexfero" which has been used for Nosferatu meaning "death bringer" but I'm no Latin scholar ;)
 
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Centurion: What is this then? Romanes eunt domus, "People called Romanes they go the house"?
Brian It-it says, "Romans, go home"!
Centurion: No, it doesn't! What's Latin for "Roman"? [grabs Brian's ear] Come on, come on!
Brian: Romanus!
Centurion: Goes like?
Brian: Annus!
Centurion: Vocative plural of annus is...?
Brian: Anni?
Centurion: [writes] Romani. And eunt? What is eunt?
Brian: "Go"! Let-
Centurion: Conjugate the verb "to go".
Brian: Ire; eo, is, it, imus, itis, eunt!
Centurion: So eunt is...?
Brian: Third person plural, present indicative. "They go!"
Centurion: But "Romans, go home" is an order, so you must use the...?
Brian: The... imperative!
Centurion: Which is...?
Brian: I!
Centurion: [twisting Brian's ear] How many Romans?
Brian: [yelling] I.. Plural, plural! Ite, ite!
Centurion: [writing] Ite. Domus? Nominative? But "go home", it is motion towards, isn't it, boy?
Brian: Dative, sir!
[The centurion promptly draws his swords and presses it against Brian's throat. Brian yells:]
No, not dative! Not the dative, sir! No! The... accusative, accusative! Domum, sir, ad domum!
Centurion: Except that domus takes the...?
Brian: The locative, sir!
Centurion: Which is?
Brian: Domum!
Centurion: [writing] Domum... -um [sheathing his sword] Understand?
[Brian nods eagerly]
Now, write it out a hundred times!
Brian: Yes, sir, thank you, sir! Hail Caesar!
Centurion: Hail Caesar. If it's not done by sunrise, I'll cut your balls off!
Brian: Oh, thank you, sir. Thank you, sir. Hail Caesar and everything, sir!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIAdHEwiAy8

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phykell said:
Caecillius is in the garden.

You must have read the same text books as me with Caecillius and his family in Pompeii :)
And I thought we were the only school stupid enough to do Latin.

Canis est in via.

Wasn't the dog called Cerebrum or something :confused:
 
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