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musicus
musical
maybe you play an instrument or sing
hilaris
funny, hilarious
silly
destruo
destroy
break apart
gladius
sword
gladiators might have used this weapon
odoratus
smell
use your nose to _________
rediculus
funny, rediculous
silly
robustus
strong, robust
lots of strength
piscis
fish
might remind you of the Spanish word for this, too-or the zodiac
tropicus
tropical
hot, humid area
festivas
amusing, festive
happy occasions, the mood is ?
centum
100
a number
arbor
tree
arbors have a lot of __________
pluribus
plural, many
verbs can be singular or __________ .
unum/unus
one
a number, reminds you of Spanish maybe.
ignis
fire
The _________ was ignited by a faulty lighter.
exit
exit
to leave
finis
finish, the end
Looks like it should, too easy!
humanum
human
you and me are _______________.
errare
to make an error
to not get it right, you make an ___________.
est
is
a short little verb we use often, passive tense
errare humanum est
to err is human, everybody makes mistakes
a little phrase combining flash cards 3, 4, and 5
homo
human
another word meaning the same as our species, we are ___________
sapiens
wise
homo _______________ , our species. We've heard it before. Now we know it is Latin!
ignoramous
ignorant
not smart, but ______________
in
in
a little preposition we use, too.
memorum
memory
I reflect back, I hold something in my ____________________.
in memorum
in memory
The library was built __ _________ for George Washington.
in toto
in total
The burned down building had to be reconstructed, ___ ________.
abstentia
absent
not here, but _____________.
facto
fact
not opinion, but ______
post
after
not before, but _______
ante
before
not after, but __________
meridiem
middle or highest point of something
don't cut the pie into little pieces. Cut it right down the _______________.
P.M. or Post Meridiem
after noon
Telling time, not before noon, but _____________. Noon is when the sun is at its highest point, or the middle of the day, right?
A.M. or Ante Meridiem
before noon
Not in the afternoon, but in the morning, ________ __________.
Requiescat In Pace
Rest in Peace
Found on tombstones
Rx
Latin abreviation for recipe or in common English means to take
Doctor gives it to you. Doctors used to make their own medicine or have someone help make it.
versus
against
We see the Latin abreviation "vs" for "versus" used to announce sports games. Did you know it was actually Latin? What is the translation?
exempli
example
I love butterflies. I will name several _________________ of differnt ones I've seen.
medicina
heal
We can understand where the word medicine comes from. Medicine __________s us when we're sick.
lumen
illumenate, light
not dark, but __________
morbus
sickness
not healthy, but _________
vomitus
vomit
when you're really sick, you may ___________
calor
hot, heat
If you've had Spanish: not cold, but __________
herbosus
grassy, herbs
sometimes we cook with these little plants called _____________