Latin/Appendix G

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Latin Mottos[edit | edit source]

Aliena pericula, cautiones nostrae
Others' dangers are our warnings.
Anno Domini (A.D)
In the Year of Our Lord
Ante Meridiem (am)
Before midday
Ars Gratia Artis (MGM slogan)
Art for the sake of art
Carpe diem
Seize the day
Caveat emptor
Let the buyer beware.
Cave canem
Beware of the dog.
Cavete a canibus
Beware of the dogs.
Dum Spiro, Spero
While I breath, I hope
E pluribus unum
Out of many, one
Exempli Gratia (e.g.)
For (the sake of) example
Id est (i.e.)
That is
Lapsus linguae
a slip of the tongue
Per se
In itself
Post Meridiem (pm)
After midday
Quod erat demonstrandum (QED)
What was to be demonstated
Quid pro quo
Something for something
Sic semper tyrannis
Thus always to tyrants
Semper fidelis
Always faithful
Semper paratus
Always ready
Tempus fugit
Time flies
Terra firma
Solid land
Veni, vidi, vici
I came, I saw, I conquered
Versus (vs.)
Turned to (competing against)
Vice versa
The other way around


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