Friday, June 7, 2019

LOLCats: Lofty Things

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The Latin word altus can mean either tall OR deep (it goes both ways, up and down), but here the meaning is clearly tall things, and, by metaphorical extension, lofty things, great things, etc. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Alta a longe cognoscuntur.

Lofty things can be discerned from afar.

No comments:

Post a Comment

There is no CAPTCHA here (the captchas are just too hard!) ... but that means I have limited this comment box to Google Accounts only. You can also write me at laurakgibbs AT gmail DOT com.