Help Translate a Phrase into Latin

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Re: Help Translate a Phrase into Latin

Postby Bernard » 2015-01-31, 11:07

linguoboy wrote:... I pointed out that in Latin, it would be only two. But which two? "Vixit, perivit"?
Absolutely correct! :yep: Nevertheless I'd prefer using the more usual perfect "periit" (without v) or even "obiit" (< obeo, obii, obire). There is an old epitaph showing the words "vixi ... obii" (i. e. "I lived, I died".).
Summing-up: VIXIT PERIIT or VIXIT OBIIT.


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