Saturday, August 1, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Get up!

Here is today's Latin LOLCat: The Latin imperative surge is indeed related to the English word "surge" - but no silent "e" in Latin; it is pronounced as two syllables: sur-ge. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Surge, qui dormis!

Get up, you who are sleeping!


Friday, July 31, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Lovable

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. You can find this advice in the sayings attributed to Publilius Syrus. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Si vis amari, ama.

If you want to be loved, love.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Two Can

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The Latin word nihil, "nothing," can be seen in the English words "nihilism" and "annilate." If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Unus nihil, duo plurimum possunt.

One can do nothing; two can do many things.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Kings

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Omnis est rex in domo sua.

Each man is king in his own home.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Heavenly

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are a motto of the Bowie family (you can also find it spelled coelestia sequor). If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Caelestia sequor.

I pursue heavenly things.


Monday, July 27, 2015

Latin LOLCat: Seeking and Finding

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. You can find the words in the Gospel of Matthew. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Qui quaerit, invenit.

He who seeks, finds.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Latin LOLCat: True Friend

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are from the Biblical book of Sirach. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Beatus qui invenit amicum verum.

Blessed is he who has found a true friend.