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Thank you, Bruce!!

Posted by Lori on September 13, 2001

In Reply to: Re: English to latin translations posted by Bruce Kahl on September 13, 2001

: : Can anybody help me translate these mottoes into Latin?

: : Blood and Steel

: : Guns in the Sky

: : Death in the Night

: : Bringer of Death

: : Thank you.

: Some words--steel and guns--did not exist back in 100 B.C.
: So I put in the closest equivalent.

: Also I am not sure how to construct the noun "bringer" out of the verb.
: But "Casso" which means "to bring to naught, destroy, annul or make void" really really fits the bill.

: Blood and Steel
: Ferum cruento

: Guns in the Sky
: Armae ex caelum

: Death in the Night
: Letum in nox nocte

: Bringer of Death
: Casso leto

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: Word List

: cruento: to make bloody, stain with blood.
: ferrum: iron, sword.

: arma weapon
: caelum : sky, heaven.
: ex from or out of

: letum : death, ruin, annihilation.
: nox noctis : night

: casso : to bring to naught, destroy, annul, make void.
: letum : death, ruin, annihilation