NLE La 2 expressions 2

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NLE La 2 expressions part 2


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Latin in Use:

Latin in Use Expressions Part II

Caveat emptor! :

Caveat emptor! Let the buyer beware = it is the buyer’s responsibility to check the item he is buying

Festina lente:

Festina lente Make haste slowly = take your time, don’t hurry Spoken by Augustus

Semper fidelis:

Semper fidelis Always faithful

Tempus fugit:

Tempus fugit Time flies

In absentia:

In absentia In someone’s absence

Ex libris:

Ex libris From the books of

Amor omnia vincit:

Amor omnia vincit Love conquers all

Labor omnia vincit:

Labor omnia vincit Work conquers all Motto of Oklahoma

Ad astra per aspera:

Ad astra per aspera To the stars through hardships Motto of the state of Kansas

E Pluribus Unum:

E Pluribus Unum From Many, one = The U.S. is one country made up from many colonies

Facta non verba:

Facta non verba Deeds not words

De gustibus non est disputandum:

De gustibus non est disputandum There is no disputing about tastes The implication is that opinions about matters of taste are not objectively right or wrong, and hence that disagreements about matters of taste cannot be objectively resolved.

Mens sana in corpore sano:

Mens sana in corpore sano A sound mind in a sound body

Sine qua non:

Sine qua non Without which not Something absolutely indispensable or essential Water is the sine qua non for life

Sic transit gloria mundi:

Sic transit gloria mundi Thus passes the glory of the world Nothing on earth is permanent

Rigor mortis:

Rigor mortis The stiffness of death

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