What is the ancient Latin word for love?

amor : love, affection, infatuation, passion. What is the Latin for you love? What is my Roman love? Literally “My love” is amor meus, however, for now, I could not find that this expression is used to refer to a person. L&S offers its own extensive (and more general) list of “terms of endearment”. What […]

What does it mean to Winge?

whinge \WINJ\ verb. British : to complain fretfully : whine. Examples: “I was angry, I went home to my wife and I complained. Is whinging the same as whining? Though Americans use only one word, “whine,” the British use both: “whining” covers a variety of meanings, including sounds made by people, animals, or inanimate objects, […]

What’s the most accurate Latin translator?

DeepL Translate: The world’s most accurate translator. Where can I find an accurate Latin translator? Lingvanex provides an accessible alternative to Google translate service from English to Latin and from Latin to the English language. Is Google Translate accurate for Latin? Google Translate is notoriously unreliable for Latin. What Latin language means? 1 : the […]

What does supine mean?

1 : lying on the back or with the face upward. What is an example of supine? Lying on the back or having the face upward. The definition of supine is laying on the back facing upward or showing a feeling of indifference. An example of a supine action is someone lying on her back. […]

Can ad mean at in Latin?

From the Latin preposition ad (“to, towards”), in turn from Proto-Italic *ad, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éd (“near, at”). What is the Greek meaning of AD? a suffix meaning “derived from,” “related to,” “concerned with,” “associated with” (oread), introduced in loanwords from Greek (Olympiad; oread), used sporadically in imitation of Greek models, as Dunciad, after Iliad. What […]

What does it mean when you cross the Rubicon?

The expression means to make a difficult decision with irreversible consequences – in short, to pass the point of no return. Advertisement. It refers back to a decision made by Julius Caesar in January 49 BC that changed ancient Rome forever. What is an example of someone crossing the Rubicon? Irrevocably commit to a course […]

How do you ask an indirect question?

What are direct and indirect questions? Summary – Direct Questions vs Indirect Questions A direct question always ends with a question mark, but this is not always true with indirect questions. Moreover, a direct question is not a statement, but an indirect question is always embedded inside another question or statement. Which is an example […]

What is swan song about?

Why is swan song called swan? Where did the expression “swan song” originate? A swan song is the final performance of an actor, singer, composer, poet, or the like. According to folklore, swans sing most beautifully before they die, and hence this phrase came to be used to describe someone who was leaving in style. […]

Is Amor Vincit Omnia correct?

It is not a question of right or wrong but of the author’s preference. The phrase could be correctly written also: Vincit omnia amor, or even Vincit amor omnia, or omnia amor vincit. Who wrote Amor Vincit Omnia? The idea of “Omnia Vincit Amor”, or love conquers all, was first introduced by the poet Virgil […]

What is the Latin prayer?

What is The Lord’s prayer in Latin? Latin version It is given below: Pater noster, qui es in caelis, sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Why is Latin prayer powerful? Why Latin? Latin creates a sense of sacred space and time to help focus on the sense of God’s otherness to us. The use of […]