How to translate English phrase to Latin motto?
I would like to translate "everything to the lair" into Latin. Can anyone help?
Google translator(and many others) doesn't translate correctly(I tried to use it in couple languages already). I speak five languages and I've seen really crazy translations that have nothing to do with that sentence people wanted to be translated:D
If I'm correct then "tectum" means "roof"
- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
ad latibulum omnia
ad = to(wards) (preposition taking accusative case)
latibulum = lair, den (accusative case singular of latibulum, following ad)
omnia = everything (nominative neuter plural of omnis, all)
There are several words for "lair" in Latin, and you are right that "tectum" (roof) isn't one of them:
I chose "latibulum" because it has the sense of "hiding" in it, which is what you would expect for a wild animal's den or lair. The word "spelaeum" has the same root as the Latin for "cave", spelunca.
Done with a basic knowledge of Latin and with the help of White's Latin-English Dictionary, not with Google Translate, which is unreliable when used with an inflected language such as Latin.
- 9 years ago
google translator? omnia ad TECTUM
- Anonymous9 years ago
Google translate is hardly ever right. Sorry, I cannot help, but if you use Google translate it will probably will be slightly off or WAY off
Omnia (all) ad (to) and Idk lair
Or something like that. Sorry!Source(s): I start Latin III in August :]
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