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PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 6:36 am 
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Hi, I was wondering if anyone could translate the following quote into Latin. I know you may not be able to get it word for word.

"She flies with her own wings, with no fear of falling"

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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:19 pm 
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Alis volat propriis (She Flies With Her Own Wings).

That's the motto for the state of Oregon.

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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:33 pm 
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Thanks! Have you any idea with the "with no fear of falling" part?


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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:04 am 
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I think that phrase would be either 'non timens cadere' or 'non metuens cadere'.

Or might be 'sine metu cadere.'

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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
PostPosted: Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:54 pm 
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lbt wrote:
I think that phrase would be either 'non timens cadere' or 'non metuens cadere'.

Or might be 'sine metu cadere.'


Or, one could use "sine cadendi timore" (without fear of falling) :)


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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
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The beta google translator suggests: "Illa volat propriis pinnas timor cadens"

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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
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That's why it's beta. :fyi:

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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
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el filipino wrote:
lbt wrote:
I think that phrase would be either 'non timens cadere' or 'non metuens cadere'.

Or might be 'sine metu cadere.'


Or, one could use "sine cadendi timore" (without fear of falling) :)

I would prefer yours. "Sine metu cadere" could be understood "to fall without fear"

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 Post subject: Re: Translation needed.
PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:19 am 
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Pro Ecclesia Dei wrote:
I would prefer yours. "Sine metu cadere" could be understood "to fall without fear"


OK, that would be: "Alis volat propriis sine metu cadendi."

Google translators are very poor especially since Latin has a very rich grammar.

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