Thursday, December 5, 2019

Latin LOLCat: Hide

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Fuge, late, tace.

Run away, hide, keep silent.

Latin LOLCat: Heavenly Light

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Lumen caeleste sequamur.

Let us follow the heavenly light.


Sunday, December 1, 2019

Latin LOLCat: One for All

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you think of these as lady cats, then it would be Una pro omnibus, omnes pro una. For more information about this Latin phrase, which is the motto of both Switzerland and of the Three Musketeers, see this Wikipedia article. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno.

One for all, all for one.



Latin LOLCat: Dum spiramus, speramus.

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. You might also be familiar with this saying in the singular: Dum spiro spero. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Dum spiramus, speramus.

While we breathe, we hope.


(cheezburger)

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Latin LOLCat: Non mare transisset

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. This proverb features the wonderful pluperfect subjunctive for a "contrary to fact" condition in the past: If the sailor had been afraid (but he was not!), he would not have crossed the sea (but he did!). You can find out more here: Non mare transisset. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Non mare transisset,
pavidus si nauta fuisset.

The sailor would not have crossed the sea
if he had been afraid.


(cheezburger)

Latin LOLCat: Weapons

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. Compare also a similar saying: Inter arma enim silent legesIf you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Arma nesciunt leges.

Weapons know no law.



Latin LOLCat: Go Boldly

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Perge audacter.

Go boldly.