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Vacca foeda - Stupid cow
Vacca, vacca, vacca - Cow, cow, cow
Vade in pace - Go in peace (Roman way of saying goodbye)
Vade mecum - Come with me. A constant companion
Vae victis! - Woe to the conquered! (vanquished) (Livy)
Vagans - Cruising
Vah! Denuone Latine loquebar? Me ineptum. Interdum modo elabitur - Oh! Was I speaking Latin again? Silly me. Sometimes it just sort of slips out
Vale - Farewell
vale(te)! - Farewell!
Valui ad satanam in computatrum meum invocandum - I succeeded in summoning satan into my computer
Vanitas vanitatvm, omnis vanitas - Vanity of vanities, all is vanity
Varia lecto (v.l.) - Variant reading
Variatio delectat - There's nothing like change! (Cicero)
Variorum - Of various people
Velle est posse - To be willing is to be able
Veneris - Friday
Veni vidi duci - I came, I saw, I calculated
veni vidi vici - I came, I saw, I conquered (Julius Caesar's report of victory in 47 B.C. over Pharnaces, king of Pontus)
Veni, Vidi, volo in domum redire - I came, I saw, I want to go home
Venienti occurrite morbo - Meet the misfortune as it comes. (Persius)
Venire facias - You must make come
Ventis secundis, tene cursum - Go with the flow
Ventis secundis, tene/tenete cursum - The winds being favorable, hold the course
Verba de futuro - Words about the future
Verba movent, exempla trahunt - Words move people, examples draw/compel them. Deeds, not words, give the example
Verba volant, (littera) scripta manet - Words fly away, the written (letter) remains
Verbatim - Exactly as said
Verbatim et litteratim - Word for word and letter for letter
Verbum sapienti satis est (verb. sap.) - A word to the wise is sufficient. Enough said
verbum sat sapienti - A word is enough for a wise man.
Veritas Lux Mea - The truth enlightens me / The truth is my light
Veritas numquam perit - Truth never perishes. (Seneca)
Veritas odit moras - Truth hates delay. (Seneca)
Veritas vincit - Truth conquers
veritas vos liberabit - The truth shall make you free
Verso - Reverse
Versus - Against
Verum et factum convertuntur - The true and the made are interchangeable. One can know with certainty only what he have created himself
Verveces tui similes pro ientaculo mihi appositi sunt - I have jerks like you for breakfast
Vesanum poetam qui sapiunt fugiunt - Anyone with a brain flees a versifying poet
Vescere bracis meis - Eat my shorts
Vestigia terrent - The footprints frighten me. (Horace)
Vestis virum reddit - The clothes make the man. (Quintilianus)
Veto - I forbid
Vi et armis - By force and arms
Via - By way of
Via Crucis - The Way of the Cross
Via Dolorosa - The Way of Sorrow
Via Lactea - The Milky Way
Via media - A middle way or course
Vice - In place of
Vice versa - In reverse order
vice versa - The terms being reversed
victis honor - Honour to the vanquished
Victoria Regina (VR) - Queen Victoria
Victoria Regina et Imperatrix (VRI) - Victoria, Queen and Empress
Victoria, non praeda - Victory, not loot
Victurus te saluto - He who is about to win salutes you
Vide - See
Vide et credere - See and believe
Vide ut supra - See the above
videlicet - That is to say namely
Videlicet (viz.) - That is to say; To wit; Namely
Video meliora proboque deteriora sequor - I see the better way and approve it, but I follow the worse way
Videre est credere - Seeing is believing
Videtis quantum scelus contra rem publicam vobis nuntiatum sit? - How great an evil do you see that may have been announced by you against the Republic? (Cicero)
Vidistine nuper imagines moventes bonas? - Seen any good movies lately?
Vigilando, agendo, bene consulendo, prospera omnia cedunt - By watching, by doing, by counsulting well, these things yield all things prosperous. (Sallust)
Vincere est totum - To win is everything
Vincit omnia amor - Love conquers all
Vincit omnia veritas - Truth conquers all
Vincit qui se vincit - He conquers who conquers himself
Vinculum unitatis - The bond of unity
Vinum bellum iucunumque est, sed animo corporeque caret - It's a nice little wine, but it lacks character and depth
Vinum et musica laetificant cor - Wine and music gladden the heart
Vir bonus, dicendi peritus - A good man, skilled in speaking. (definition of an orator) (Cato the Elder)
Vir prudens non contra ventum mingit - A wise man does not urinate against the wind
Vir sapit qui pauca loquitur - That man is wise who talks little (know when to hold your tongue)
Vires acquirit eundo - It gains strength by going / as it goes. (Virgil)
virginibus puerisque - For girls and boys
Virginibus puerisque - For maidens and youths
Virgo intacta - Intact virgin
Viri sunt viri - Men are slime
Virtus in medio stat - Virtue stands in the middle
Virtute et armis - By courage and by arms
Virtvs probata florescit - Manly excellence in trial flourished
Virtvtis fortvna comes - Good luck is the companion of courage
Virum mihi, Camena, insece versutum - Tell me, O Muse, of the skillful man. (Livius Andronicus)
Virus - Poison or slime
Vis comica - Sense of humour
Vis consili expers mole ruit sua - Brute force bereft of wisdom falls to ruin by its own weight. (Discretion is the better part of valor) (Horace)
Vis inertiae - The power of inertia - why things never change
Vis maior - Higher force
Vis medicatrix naturae - The healing power of nature
Visa - Things seen
Visne saltare? - Do you want to dance?
Visne saltare? Viam Latam Fungosam scio - Do you want to dance? I know the Funky Broadway
Vita brevis, ars lunga - Life is short, art is long
Vita contin git. Vive com eo - Life happens. Live with it
Vita luna! - Crazy life!
Vita mutatur, non tollitur - Life is changed, not taken away
vita non est vivere sed valere vita est - Life is more than merely staying alive 
Vita sine libris mors est - Life without books is death
Vitam impendere vero - To risk one's life for the truth
Vitam regit fortuna, non sapientia - Fortune, not wisdom, rules lives. (Cicero)
Vitanda est improba siren desidia - One must avoid that wicked temptress, Laziness. (Horace)
Vitanda est improba siren desidia - One must steer clear of the wicked temptress, Laziness. (Horace)
Vitiis nemo sine nascitur - No-one is born without faults. (Horace)
viva voce - By the living voice (orally).
Viva voce - With living voice
Vivat regina - Long live the queen
Vivat rex - Long live the king
Vivat, crescat, floreat! - May he/she/it live, grow, and flourish!
Vive hodie - Live today (not tomorrow)
Vive vt vivas - Live that you may live
Vivere commune est, sed non commune mereri - Everybody lives; not everybody deserves to
Vivere disce, cogita mori - Learn to live; Remember death. (sundial inscription)
Vivos voco, mortuos plango - I call the living, I mourn the dead. (church bell inscription)
Vix ulla tam iniqua pax, quin bello vel aequissimo sit potior - Scarcely is there any peace so unjust that it is better than even the fairest war. (Erasmus)
Vixere fortes ante agamemnona - Brave men lived before Agamemnon. (heroism exists even if it's not recorded)
Vixit - He/she has lived 
Vltima ratio regvm - The final argument of kings. (motto of Louis XIV on his cannon)
Vltra vires - Beyond [one's] authority outside the jurisdiction
Volens et potens - Willing and able
Volente Deo - God willing
Volenti non fit iniuria - A person who consents does not suffer injustice
Volo anaticulam cumminosam meam! - I want my rubber ducky!
Volo, non valeo - I am willing but unable
Volvptates commendat rarior vsvs - Infrequent use commends pleasure. (moderation in all things)
Vos vestros servate, meos mihi linquite mores - You cling to your own ways and leave mine to me. (Petrarch)
Vox clamantis in deserto - Voice crying in the desert. (voice in the wilderness unheeded warning, an opinion not in the mainstream
vox et praeterea nihil - A voice and nothing more
Vox populi - The voice of the people
Vox populi, vox Dei - The voice of the people is the voice of God. (Public opinion is obligatory)
Vrbi et orbi - To the city and to the world. (preface of Papal documents)
Vulnerant omnes, ultima necat - Every (hour) wounds, the last kills. (sundial inscription)
Vulpem pilum mutat, non mores - A fox may change its hair, not its tricks. (People change behaviour but not their aims)
Vultus est index animi - The face is the index of the soul/mind
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Uberrimae fidei - Of the utmost good faith
Ubi amor, ibi oculus - Where love is, there is insight
Ubi bene, ibi patria - Where you feel good, there is your home
Ubi concordia, ibi victoria - Where is the unity, there is the victory. (Publius Syrus)
Ubi dubium ibi libertas - Where there is doubt, there is freedom
Ubi est mea anaticula cumminosa? - Where’s my rubber ducky?
Ubi fumus, ibi ignis - Where there's smoke, there's fire
Ubi maior, minor cessat - The weak (minor) capitulates before the strong (major)
Ubi mel ibi apes - Where honey, there bees, i.e., if you want support, you must offer something in return
Ubi revera (Ubi re vera) - When, in reality
Ubi spiritus est cantus est - Where there is spirit there is song
Ubi sunt? - Where are they (the good old days)?
Ubi supra - Where (cited) above
Ubicumque homo est, ibi benefici locus est - Wherever there is a man, there is a place of/for kindness/service
Ubique - Everywhere
Ultima ratio - Ultimate sanction
Ultima ratio regum - The final argument of kings. (Inscription on French canons in the times of Louis XIV.)
Ultima Thule - The most distant Thule
ultima thule - The utmost limit
Ultimo (ult.) - Of the previous month
Ultimus Romanorum - The last of the Romans
Ultra posse nemo obligatur - No one is obligated beyond what he is able to do
ultra vires - Beyond ones powers
Ultra vires - Beyond the powers or legal authority
Un idea perplexi na - The idea is strange to us
Una hirundo non facit ver - One Swallow does not make Summer. (Horace)
Una salus victis nullam sperare salutem - The one safety for the vanquished is to abandon hope of safety knowing there is no hope can give one the courage to fight and win
Una voce - With one voice, unanimously
Unitam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant! - May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy!
Unitas mirabile vinculum - The wonderful bond of unity
Uno Ab Alto - One over all (US Air Force Motto)
Unum necessarium - The one necessary
Unus multorum - One of many. (Horace)
Urbanus et instructus - A gentleman and a scholar
Urbem lateritiam invenit, marmoream reliquit - He found a city [Rome] of bricks and left a city of marble. (Augustus)
Urbi et orbi - To the city [Rome] and to the globe - a blessing of the pope
Ut ameris, ama! - To be loved, love!
Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas - Although the power is lacking, the will is commendable. (Ovid)
Ut dictum (ut dict.) - As directed
Ut humiliter opinor - In my humble opinion
Ut incepit fidelis sic permanet - As loyal as she began, so she remains
Ut infra - As below
Ut sementem feceris, ita metes - As you sow, so shall you reap. (Cicero)
Ut si! - As if!
Ut sit magna, tamen certe lenta ira deorum est - The wrath of the gods may be great, but it certainly is slow
Ut supra (ut sup.) - As above
Uti foro - To play the market
Uti possidetis - As you possess
Uti, non abuti - To use, not abuse
Utile et dulce - Useful and pleasant
Utinam barbari spatium proprium tuum invadant! - May barbarians invade your personal space!
Utinam coniurati te in foro interficiant! - May conspirators assassinate you in the mall!
Utinam populus romanus unam cervicem haberet! - If only the Roman people had one neck!
Uva uvam videndo varia fit - A grape changes color in seeing another grape. A bad/good friend makes you a bad/good person
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Tabula rasa - A clean slate. Person that knows nothing
Tacet - Silence
Tam diu minime visu! - Long time, no see!
Tam exanimis quam tunica nehru fio - I am as dead as the nehru jacket
Tamdiu discendum est, quamdiu vivas - We should learn as long as we may live. (We live and learn.) (Seneca Philosophus)
Tamquam alter idem - As if a second self. (Cicero)
Tanta stultitia mortalium est - What fools these mortals be
Tantum eruditi sunt liberi - Only the educated are free. (Epictetus)
Tantum religio potuit suadere malorum - So potent was religion in persuading to evil deeds. (Lucretius)
Tarditas et procrastinatio odiosa est - Delay and procrastination is hateful. (Cicero)
Te audire non possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure - I can't hear you. I have a banana in my ear
Te capiam, cunicule sceleste! - I'll get you, you wascally wabbit!
Te Deum - Thee, God [we praise]
Te igitur - Thee, therefore
Te nosce - Know thyself
Te precor dulcissime supplex! - Pretty please with a cherry on top!
Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis - The times change, and we change with them. (John Owen)
Tempore - In the time of
Tempus edax rerum - Time is the devourer of things (time flies)
tempus fugit - Time flies
Tempus fugit, non autem memoria - Time flies, but not memory
Tempus incognitum - Time unknown
Tempus neminem manet - Time waits for no one
Tempus omnia sed memorias privat - Time deprives all but memories
Ter in die (t.i.d.) - Three times a day
tera incognita - An unknown land
Terminus a quo - The end from which
Terminus ad quem - The end to which
Terra firma - Solid ground
Terra incognita - Unknown land
Terra nullius - Uninhabited land
tertium quid - A third something
Tetigisti acu - You have hit the nail on the head. (Plautus)
Theatrum mundi - The theatre of the world
Tibi gratias agimus quod nihil fumas - Thank you for not smoking
Timendi causa est nescire - Ignorance is the cause of fear. (Seneca)
Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes - I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts. (Virgil)
Timor mortis conturbat me - The fear of death confounds me
Tintinnuntius meus sonat! - There goes my beeper!
Tolerabiles ineptiae - Bearable absurdities
Totidem verbis - In so many words
Totum dependeat - Let it all hang out
Trahimur omnes laudis studio - We are all led on by our eagerness for praise. (Cicero)
Transire suum pectus mundoque potiri - To overcome one's human limitations and become master of the universe
Transit umbra, lux permanet - Shadow passes, light remains (On a sun dial)
Tu autem - You, also
Tu fui, ego eris - What you are, I was. What I am, you will be. (This is found on graves and burial sites)
tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito - Yield not to misfortunes, but advance all the more boldly against them
Tu quoque - You likewise
tu quoque - You too
Tu quoque Brute, file mi! - You too Bruto, my son! (Caesar's last words)
Tu stupidus es - You are dumb
Tu, rattus turpis! - You dirty rat!
Tua mater tam antiquior ut linguam latine loquatur - Your mother is so old she speaks Latin
Tua toga suspina est - Your toga is backwards
Tuis pugis pignore! - You bet your bippy!
Tum podem extulit horridulum - You are talking shit
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Saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas - Often the prickly thorn produces tender roses. (Ovid)
Saepe ne utile quidem est scire quid futurum sit - Often it is not even advantageous to know what will be. (Cicero)
Saepe stilum vertas - May you often turn the stylus (You should make frequent corrections.)
Salus populi suprema lex - The safety of the people is the supreme law. (Cicero)
Salva veritate - With truth preserved
Salve - Hello
Salve (plural salvete) - Hail; welcome
Salve sis - May you be well
Salve veritate - Saving the truth
Salve(te) - Greetings!
salve(te)! - Hello!
Sanctum sanctorum - The holy of holies
Sane ego te vocavi. Forsitan capedictum tuum desit - I did call. Maybe your answering machine is broken
sanun es?- Are you in your senses?
Sapere aude! - Dare to be wise! (Horace)
Sapiens nihil affirmat quod non probat - A wise man states as true nothing he does not prove (don't swear to anything you don't know firsthand)
Sartor resartus - The tailor patched
Sat sapienti - Enough for a wise man. (Plautus)
Satis - Enough
satis verborum - Enough of words
Satius est impunitum relinqui facinus nocentis, quam innocentem damnari - It is better that a crime is left unpunished than that an innocent man is punished. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
Saturni - Saturday
Scala Caeli - The ladder of heaven
Scala naturae - The ladder of nature
Scandalum magnatum - Scandal of magnates
Schola cantorum - School of singers
Scientia est potentia - Knowledge is power
Scientia non habet inimicum nisp ignorantem - Science has no enemies but the ignorants
Scilicet (sc.) - That is to say
Scio cur summae inter se dissentiant! Numeris Romanis utor! - I know why the numbers don't agree! I use Roman numerals!
Scio me nihil scire - I know that I know nothing. Certain knowledge cannot be obtained. (Socrates)
Scire tuum nihil est, nisi te scire hoc sciat alter - Your knowledge is nothing when no one else knows that you know it
Sciri facias - Cause (him) to know
scisne latine? - Do you know Latin?
Scito te ipsum - Know yourself
Scribere est agere - To write is to act
Sculpsit - He/she engraved it
Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who watches the watchmen? (Juvenal)
Sedit qui timuit ne non succederet - He who feared he would not succeed sat still. (For fear of failure, he did nothing.) (Horace)
semper fidelis - Always faithful (Motto of the United States Marine Corps)
Semper fidelis - Always faithful (US Marines Motto)
Semper Gumby - Always flexible (United States Air Forces, Europe, Contracting squadron motto)
Semper idem - Always the same thing. (Cicero)
Semper inops quicumque cupit - Whoever desires is always poor. (Claudian)
Semper Letteris Mandate - Always get it in writing!
Semper paratus - Always prepared
semper paratus - Always ready (Motto of the United States Coast Guard)
Semper paratus - Always ready (US Coast Guard Motto)
Semper Primus - Always first (US Army Pathfinder motto)
Semper superne nitens - Always striving upwards
Semper ubi sub ubi ubique - Always wear underwear everywhere
Senatus Populusque Romanus (SPQR) - The Senate and the Roman people
Sensu lato - Broadly speaking
Sensu stricto - Strictly speaking
Sensu stricto, nullo metro compositum est - Strictly speaking, it doesn't rhyme
Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare - I think some people in togas are plotting against me
Sequens (seq.) - The following (one)
Sequens mirabitur aetas - The following age will be amazed
Sequentia (seqq.) - The following (ones)
Seriatim - One after another in order
Serva me, servabo te - Save me and I will save you. (Petronius Arbiter)
Si Deus pro nobis quis contra nos - If God is with us who is against us
Si fallatis officium, quaestor infitias eat se quicquam scire de factis vestris - If you fail, the secretary will disavow all knowledge of your activities
Si fecisti nega! - If you did it, deny it (stonewall!)
Si finis bonus est, totum bonum erit - If the end is good, everything will be good (all's well that ends well)
Si fractum non sit, noli id reficere - If it ain't broke, don't fix it
Si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes - Essentially it says, 'if you can read this, you're overeducated.'
Si hoc non legere potes tu asinus es - If you can't read this, you're an ass
Si minor plus est ergo nihil sunt omnia - If less is more, then nothing is everything
Si monumentum requiris circumspice - If you seek a monument, look around
Si post fata venit gloria non propero - If glory comes after death, I'm not in a hurry (if one must die to be recognised, I can wait)
Si sapis, sis apis - If you are wise, be a bee
Si tacuisses, philosophus manisses - If you had kept quiet, you would have remained a philosopher. (Boethius)
Si tu id aeficas, ei venient. Ager somnia - If you build it, they will come
si vales, bene est, ego valeo - If you are sound, that is well; I'm sound (OR: if you are well, that is well, I am well)
Si vis amari, ama - If you wish to be loved, love. (Seneca)
Si vis pacem, para bellum - If you want peace, prepare for the war. (Vegetius)
Sic - Thus, just so
sic - Yes.
Sic ad nauseam - And so on to the point of causing nausea
Sic erat in fatis - So it was fated
Sic faciunt omnes - Everyone is doing it
Sic friatur crustum dulce - That's the way the cookie crumbles
Sic itur ad astra - Such is the path to the stars (i.e. gain reputation) (Vergil)
Sic passim - Thus everywhere
Sic semper tyrannis - Thus always to tyrants - a statement often accompanying a regicide
sic transit gloria mundi - So passes away earthly glory, So passes the glory of the world
sic vis pacem para bellum - If you want peace prepare war
Sic volo, sic iubeo - I want this, I order this. (Juvenalis)
Silent enim leges inter arma - Laws are silent in times of war. (Cicero)
Simia quam similis, turpissimus bestia, nobis! - How like us is that very ugly beast the monkey. (Cicero)
Simplex munditiis - Unaffected by manners. (Horace)
Simpliciter - Naturally; without qualification
Sine cura - Without a care
sine die - Without a day being appointed
Sine ira et studio - Without anger or bias. (Tacitus)
Sine loco (sl) - Without place
Sine nobilitatis - Without nobility (SNOB)
Sine prole (sp) - Without issue
Sine qua non - Something/someone indispensable
sine qua non - Without which not an indispensable condition
Sine sole sileo - Without the sun I'm silent. (sundial inscription)
Siste, viator - Wait, traveler - inscription on Roman tombstones
Sit tibi terra levis - May the earth be light upon you - tombstone inscription
Sobria inebrietas - Sober intoxication
Sol omnibus lucet - The sun shines upon us all. (Petronius)
Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua - The only good language is a dead language
Solitudinem fecerunt, pacem appelunt - They made a desert and called it peace. (Tacitus)
Solum potestis prohibere ignes silvarum - Only you are can prevent forest fires
Sona si latine loqueris - Honk if you speak Latin
Sotto voce - In soft voice
Spectaculorum procedere debet - The show must go on
Spectatvm venivnt, venivnt spectentvr vt ipsae - They come to see, they come that they themselves be seen 'to see and be seen
Spemque metumque inter dubiis - Hover between hope and fear. (Vergil)
Spero melior - I hope for better things
Spero nos familiares mansuros - I hope we'll still be friends
Spiritus asper - Rough breathing
Spiritus lenis - Smooth breathing
Splendide mendax - Splendidly false. (Horace)
Splendor sine occasu - Splendour without end
Stabat Mater - The mother was standing
Stare decisis - To stand by things decided
Status quo - The current state of being
status quo - The state in which things as they are now
Stercus accidit - Shit happens
stet - Let it stand (Do not delete)
Struit insidias lacrimis cum femina plorat - When a woman weeps, she is setting traps with her tears. (Dionysius Cato)
Studium discendi voluntate quae cogi non potest constat - Study depends on the good will of the student, a quality which cannot be secured by compulsion
Stultior stulto fuisti, qui tabellis crederes! - Idiot of idiots, to trust what is written!
stultorum calami carbones moenia chartae - Chalk is the pen of fools, walls (their) paper (No Graffiti please. Apparently, graffiti is nothing new).
Stultorum infinitus est numerus - Infinite is the number of fools. (Bible)
Stultum est timere quod vitare non potes - It is foolish to fear that which you cannot avoid. (Publilius Syrus)
Stultus est sicut stultus facit - Stupid is as stupid does
Sua cuique voluptas - Everyone has his own pleasures
Sub dio - Under the open sky
Sub iudice - Under a judge,  Before a court
sub judice - Under consideration
Sub lite - In dispute
Sub poena - Under penalty of law
sub rosa - Under the rose (privately). Secretly or in confidence
Sub secreto - In secret
Sub silentio - In silence
Sub sole nihil novi est - There's nothing new under the sun
sub specie - Under the appearance of
Sub voce (sv) - Under the voice
Subucula tua apparet - Your slip is showing
suggestio falsi - A suggestion of something false
Suggestio veri, suggestio falsi - An intimation of truth, an intimation of falcity
Sui generis - Of his/her/its kind
Sui iuris - Of one's own right
sul generis - Of its own kind peculiar
Sum, ergo edo - I am, therefore I eat
Summa cum laude - With highest honor
Summam scrutemur - Let's look at the bottom line
summum bonum - The chief good
Summum bonum - The highest good
Summum ius, summa iniuria - The extreme law is the greatest injustice. (Cicero)
sumptus censum ne superet - Let not your spending exceed your income - (Live within your means)
Sunt lacrimae rerum et mentem mortalia tangunt - These are the tears of things, and our mortality cuts to the heart. (Vergil)
Sunt pueri pueri, puerilia tractant - Children are children, (therefore) children do childish things
Suntne vacci laeti - Are your cows happy?
Suo jure - In one's rightful place
Suos cuique mos - Everyone has his customs. (Gellius)
Supra - Above or on an earlier page
sursum corda - Lift up your hearts
Suum cuique pulchrum est - To each his own is beautiful. (Cicero)
Svi generis - Of its own kind unique
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Radicitus, comes! - Really rad, dude!
Radix lecti - Couch potato
Radix omnium malorum est cupiditas - The love of money is the root of all evil. Avarice is the problem, money itself is not evil
Raptus regaliter - Royally screwed
Rara avis - A rare bird, i.e. An extraodinary or unusual thing. (Juvenal)
Ratio decidendi - The reason for the decision
Ratio et consilium propriae ducis artes - Reason and deliberation are the proper skills of a general
Ratio legis est anima legis - The reason of the law is the soul of the law
Re - Concerning
Re vera, cara mea, mea nil refert - Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn
Re vera, potas bene - Say, you sure are drinking a lot
Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem! - Stand aside plebians! I am on imperial business!
Recto - On the right
Redde Caesari quae sunt Caesaris - Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's
Redivivus - Come back to life
Redolet lvcernam - [it] smells of the lamp - critical remark that one worked too hard on something
Reductio ad absurdum - Reduction to the absurd. (proving the truth of a proposition by proving the falsity of all its alternatives)
reductio ad absurdum - The reducing of a position to a logical absurdity
Referendum - Something to be referred
Regina - Queen
Regnat non regitur qui nihil nisi quod vult facit - He is a king and not a subject who does only what he wishes. (Syrus)
Regnat populus - Let the People rule
Relata refero - I tell what I have been told. (Herodotos)
Religious loci - The (religious) spirit of the place
Rem tene, verba sequentur - Keep to the subject and the words will follow. (Cato Senior)
Repetitio est mater memoriae/ studiorum/ - Repetition is the mother of memory/studies
repetitio est mater studiorum. - Repetition is the mother of studies.
Requiescat in pace - Let him/her rest in peace. (May he/she rest in peace)
requiescat in pace - May he/she rest in peace
Requiescat in pace (RIP) - May he/she rest in peace
Rerum concordia discors - The concord of things through discord. (Horace)
Res firma mitescere nescit - A firm resolve does not know how to weaken
Res gestae - Things done
Res in cardine est - The matter is on a door hinge things are balanced on a knife's edge
Res inter alios - A matter between others it's not our busines
Res ipsa loquitur - The thing speaks for itself
Res judicata - Thing already judged upon
Res melius evinissent cum coca - Things go better with Coke
Res publica - The public thing
Res severa est verum gaudium - True joy is a serious thing. (Seneca)
Res tantum valet quantum vendi potest - A thing is worth only what someone else will pay for it
Respice finem - Look to the end
Respice post te, mortalem te esse memento - Look around you, remember that you are mortal. (Tertullianus)
respice, adspice, prospice - Examine the past, examine the present, examine the future (look to the past, the present, the future)
respondeat superior - Let the superior answer (a supervisor must take responsibility for the quality of a subordinate's work)
Resurgam - I shall rise again
Revelare pecunia! - Show me the money!
Revera linguam latinam vix cognovi - I don’t really know all that much Latin
Rex - King
Rex non potest peccare - The king cannot sin
Rex regnant sed non gubernat - The king reigns but does not govern
Rident stolidi verba Latina - Fools laugh at the Latin language. (Ovid)
Ridentem dicere verum quid vetat? - What prevents me from speaking the truth with a smile? (Horace)
Rigor mortis - The rigidity of death
Risu inepto res ineptior nulla est - There is nothing more foolish than a foolish laugh. (Catullus)
Risus abundat in ore stultorum - Abundant laughs in the mouth of the foolish - too much hilarity means foolishness
Roma locuta est. Causa finita est - Rome has spoken. The cause is finished
Romani ite domus - Yankee go home! (Monty Phyton's The Life of Brian)
Romani quidem artem amatoriam invenerunt - You know, the Romans invented the art of love
Rosa rubicundior, lilio candidior, omnibus formosior, semper in te glorior - Redder than the rose, whiter than the lilies, fairer than everything, I will always glory in thee
ruat coelum - Let the heaven fall
Rumores volant. / Rumor volat - Rumors fly. / Rumor flies
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Qua - In so far as
Quad nesciunt eos non interficiet - What they don't know won't kill them
Quae nocent, saepe docent - What hurts, often instructs. One learns by bitter/adverse experience
Quae vide (qqv) - See these things
Quaere - (You might) ask. Used to introduce questions, usually rhetorical or tangential questions
Quaere verum - Seek the truth
Qualem blennum! - What a doofus!
Qualem muleirculam! - What a bimbo!
Qualis pater talis filius - As is the father, so is the son; like father, like son
Quam bene vivas refert, non quam diu - The important thing isn't how long you live, but how well you live. (Seneca)
Quam se ipse amans-sine rivale! - Himself loving himself so much-without a rival! (Cicero)
Quam terribilis est haec hora - How fearful is this hour
Quandam - Formally
Quando omni flunkus moritatus - When all else fails play dead
Quandoquidem inter nos sanctissima divitiarum maiestas, esti funesta pecunia templo nondum habitas - Among us, the god most revered is Wealth, but so far it has no temple of its own
Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari? - How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Quantum meruit - As much as he/she deserved
Quantum sufficit (qs) - As much as suffices
Quaque mane (qm) - Every morning
Quaque nocte (qn) - Every night
Quasi - As if
Quater in die (Q.I.D) - Take four times a day
quem di diligunt, adolescens moritur - Whom the gods love die young (only the good die young)
Quemadmodum possums scire utrum vere simus an solum sentiamus nos esse? - How are we to know whether we actually exist or only think we exist?
Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentis telum est - A sword is never a killer, it's a tool in the killer's hands. (Seneca)
qui audet adipiscitur - S/he who dares wins (or: s/he who wins dares)
Qui bene cantat, bis orat - He who sings well, prays twice
Qui bono? - Who benfits?
Qui dedit benificium taceat; narret qui accepit - Let him who has done a good deed be silent; let him who has received it tell it. (Seneca)
Qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum - Let him who wishes for peace prepare for war. (Vegetius)
Qui docet discit - He who teaches learns
Qui dormit, non peccat - One who sleeps doesn't sin
Qui habet aures audiendi audiat - He who has ears, let him understand how to listen
Qui ignorabat, ignorabitur - One who is ignorant will remain unnoticed
Qui me amat, amet et canem meum - Love me, love my dog
Qui multum habet, plus cupit - He who has much desires more. (Seneca)
Qui nimium probat, nihil probat - One who proves too much, proves nothing
Qui non est hodie cras minus aptus erit - He who is not prepared today will be less so tomorrow. (Ovid)
Qui omnes insidias timet in nullas incidit - He who fears every ambush falls into none. (Pubilius Syrus)
Qui potest capere capiat - Let him accept it who can. Freely: If the shoe fits, wear it
Qui pro innocente dicit, satis est eloquens - He who speaks for the innocent is eloquent enough. (Publius Syrus)
qui scribit bis legit - He who writes reads twice
qui tacet consentire - Who is silent gives consent.
Qui tacet consentire videtur - He that is silent is thought to consent
Qui tacet, consentit - Silence gives consent
Qui vir odiosus! - What a bore!
Qui vivat atque floreat ad plurimos annos - May he live and flourish for many years
Qui vult dare parva non debet magna rogare - He who wishes to give little shouldn't ask for much
Quia natura mutari non potest idcirco verae amicitiae sempiternae sunt - Since nature cannot change, true friendships are eternal. (Horace)
Quid agis, medice? - What's up, Doc?
Quid est illa in auqua? - What's that in the water?
quid ni? - why not?
Quid Novi - What's New?
Quid nunc - What now?! (a nosy busybody)
Quid pro quo - Something for something. i.e. A favor for a favor
Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videtur - Anything said in Latin sounds profound
Quid rides? Mutato nomine de te fabula narratur - Why do you laugh? Just change the name and the tale is told of you. (Horace)
Quidnunc? Or Quid nunc? - What now? As a noun, a quidnunc is a busybody or a gossip
Quidquid agis, prudenter agas et respice finem! - Whatever you do, do cautiously, and look to the end
Quidquid id est, timeo Danaos et dona ferentes - Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even bearing gifts. (Vergil)
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur - Anything said in Latin sounds profound
Quidvis Recte Factum Quamvis Humile Praeclarum - Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble
Quieta non movere - Not to move (things lying) quiet
Quinon proficit deficit - He who does not advance, go backwards
Quique amavit, cras amet - May he love tomorrow who has never loved before;
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who shall keep watch over the guardians? (Luvenalis)
quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who will watch the watchers themselves?
Quis separabit? - Who shall separate us?
Quis, quid, ubi, quibus auxiliis, cur, quomodo, quando? - Who, what, where, with what, why, how, when?
Quisque comoedum est - Everybody is a comedian
Quo ad hoc - As much as this (to this extent)
Quo animo? - With what spirit? (or intent?)
Quo fas et gloria docunt - Where right and glory lead
Quo iure? - By what law?
Quo signo nata es? - What's your sign?
Quo usque tandem abutere, catilina, patientia nostra? - How long will you abuse our patience, Catiline? (Cicero)
Quo vadis? - Where are you going? / Whither goest thou?
Quod bonum, felix faustumque sit! - May it be good, fortunate and prosperous! (Cicero)
Quod differtur, non aufertur - That which is postponed is not dropped. Inevitable is yet to happen. (Sir Thomas More)
quod erat demonstrandum - Which was to be proved
Quod erat demonstrandum (QED) - Which was to be demonstrated
Quod erat faciendum (QEF) - Which was to be done
Quod erat in veniendum - Which was to be found
Quod est (qe) - Which is
Quod foetet? - What's that bad smell?
Quod incepimus conficiemus - What we have begun we shall finish
Quod licet Iovi non licet bovi - What Jupiter (supreme God) is allowed to do, cattle (people) are not
quod me nutrit me destruit. - What nurishes me also destroys me.
Quod minimum specimen in te ingenii? - What microscopic evidence of wit can be found in you?
Quod natura non sunt turpia - What is natural cannot be bad
Quod vide (qv) - See this thing
Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri? - How do you get your hair to do that?
Quomodo vales - How are you?
Quorum - Of whom
Quos amor verus tenuit, tenebit - True love will hold on to those whom it has held. (Seneca)
quot homines tot sententiac - So many men so many options
Quot homines, tot sententiae - As many men, so many opinions. / There are as many opinions as there are men/people
Qvae nocent docent - Things that hurt, teach. School of Hard Knocks
Qvaerenda pecvnia primvm est, virtvs post nvmmos - Money is the first thing to be sought [then] virtue after wealth
Qvalis artifex pereo - Such an artist dies in me - Emperor Nero's famous last words
Qvalis pater talis filivs - Like father like son. The apple doesn't fall too far from the tree
Qvandoqve bonvs dormitat homervs - Sometimes [even the] good Homer sleeps. You win some, you lose some
Qvi bene amat bene castigat - Who loves well castigates well. Spare the rod and spoil the child
Qvi desiderat pacem praeparat bellvm - Who desires peace [should] prepare [for] war
Qvi docent discit - He who teaches, learns. (George Bernard Shaw)
Qvi fvgiebat rvrsvs proeliabitvr - He who has fled will do battle once more. He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day
Qvi me amat, amat et canem meam - Who loves me loves my dog as well. Love me love my dog
Qvi nescit dissimlare nescit regnare - He who doesn't know how to lie doesn't know how to rule
Qvid novi? - What's new? 'What's up?'
Qvod cibvs est aliis, aliis est wenenum - What is food to some is poison to others. One man's meat is another poison
Qvod cito acqviritvr cito perit - [that] which is quickly acquired [is] quickly lost. Eeasy come, easy go
Qvod erat demonstrandvm - [that] which has been demonstrated - a statement of logical proof, especially in mathematics and law, abbreviated Q.E.D
Qvod vive (q.v) - Which see - a scholarly cross-reference
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Pace - Be at peace
pace - By leave of
Pace tua - With your consent
Pacta sunt servanda - Agreements are to be kept. (Cicero)
Pactum serva - Keep the faith
Pallida mors - Pale Death. (Horace)
Palmam qui meruit ferat - Let him who has earned it bear the reward
Panem et circenses - Bread and circuses. Food and games to keep people happy. (Juvenalis)
panem et circenses - Give us bread and circenses (games at the Circus) (request of the roman people)
Par pare refero - I return like for like tit for tat retaliation
Parens patriae - Parent of the country
Pares cvm paribvs - Like persons with like persons. Birds of a feather flock together
Pari passu - With equal pace - moving together
pari passu - With equal pace together
Pars maior lacrimas ridet et intus habet - You smile at your tears but have them in your heart. (Martialis)
Particeps criminis - Partner in crime
parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus - Mountains will be in labour, and an absurd mouse will be born (all that work and nothing to show for it)
parva leves capiunt animas - Small things occupy light minds (small things amuse small minds)
Parva scintilla saepe magnam flamam excitat - The small sparkle often initiates a large flame
Passim - All through
Pater familias - Father of the family
Pater historiae - The father of history
Pater Noster - Our Father (The first words of the Lord's Prayer in Latin)
Pater patriae - Father of the country
Patria est communis omnium parens - Our native land is the common parent of us all. (Cicero)
Patris est filius - He is his father's son
Paucis verbis - In a few words
Paucis verbis, quid est deconstructionismus? - What, in a nutshell, is deconstructionism?
Pavesco, pavesco - I'm shaking, I'm shaking
Pavpertas omnivm artivm repertrix - Poverty [is the] inventor of all the arts necessity is the mother of invention
Pax - Peace
Pax et bonum! - Peace and salvation!
Pax tecum - May peace be with you (Singular)
Pax vobiscum - May peace be with you (Plural)
Peccatum tacituritatis - Sin of silence
peccavi - I have sinned
Peculium - Property
Pecunia in arbotis non crescit - Money does not grow on trees
Pecunia non olet - Money has no smell. Money doesn't stink. (don't look a gift horse in the mouth) (Vespasianus)
Pecvniate obedivnt omnia - All things obey money. Money makes the world go round
Pede poena claudo - Punishment comes limping. Retribution comes slowly, but surely. (Horace)
Pendente lite - While a suit is pending
Penetalia mentis - The innermost recesses of the mind. Heart of hearts
Per accidens - By Accident
Per angusta in augusta - Through difficulties to great things
Per annum (p.a.) - Yearly
per aspera ad astra! - Through difficulties to the stars!
Per capita - Per head
Per cent (per centum) - Per hundred
Per contra - On the contrary
Per diem - Per day; daily allowance
Per fas et nefas - Through right or wrong
Per impossibile - As is impossible a way to qualify a proposition that cannot ever be true
Per mensem - Monthly
Per procurationem (per pro) - By delegation to
Per se - By or in itself
Per varios usus artem experientia fecit - Through different exercises practice has brought skill. (Manilius)
Perfer et obdura; dolor hic tibi proderit olim - Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you. (Ovid)
Periculum in mora - There is danger in delay. (Livy)
perio - I'm lost.
Perpetuo vincit qui utitur clementia - He is forever victor who employs clemency. (Syrus)
Perpetuum mobile - Perpetual motion
Perscriptio in manibus tabellariorum est - The check is in the mail
Persona (non) grata - (un)welcome person
Pessimum genus inimicorum laudantes - Flatterers are the worst type of enemies
Pessimus inimicorum genus, laudantes - The worst kind of enemies, those who can praise. (Tacitus)
Petitio principii - An assumption at the start
Philosophum non facit barba! - The beard does not define a philosopher. (Plutarch)
Pictor ignotus - Painter unknown
pinxit - He painted this
Pinxit - He/she painted it
Pistrix! Pistrix! - Shark! Shark!
Placebo - I will please. Medical expression for remedies with no medical effect, which improve one's medical condition only because one believes they do
Placet - It pleases
Pleno iure - With full authority
Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate - Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily
Plusque minusque - More or less
Plvres crapvla qvam gladivs - Drunkeness [kills] more than the sword. As true today on the road as it ever was
Poeta fit, non nascitur - A poet is made, he is not born
Poeta nascitur, non fit - The poet is born, not made
Poli, poli, di umbuendo - Slowly, Slowly we will get there
Pone ubi sol non lucet! - Put it where the sun don't shine!
Posse (posse comitatus) - The power of the country
possunt quia posse videntur - They can because they seem to be able to (they can do it because they think they can do it - the power of positive thinking)
Possunt quia posse videntur - They can because they think they can
Post bellum - After the war
Post coitem - After sexual intercourse
Post factum - After the fact
Post hoc - After this
post hoc propter hoc - After this, therefore because of this (false reasoning)
Post meridiem (p.m.) - After midday
Post mortem - After death. (nowadays, the autopsy performed by a coroner)
Post obitum - After death
Post partum - After childbirth
Post proelia praemia - After the battles come the rewards
Post scriptum (ps) - After what has been written
Post tenebras lux - After the darkness, light
Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis - You do not know the power of the dark side
Potes currere sed te occulere non potes - You can run, but you can't hide
Potest ex casa magnus vir exire - A great man can come from a hut. (Seneca)
Potestatem obscuri lateris nescis - You don't know the power of the dark side. (Star Wars)
Potius Mori Quam Foedar - Death Before Dishonor (Massachusetts Maritime Academy Honor Guard Motto)
potius mori quam foedari - Rather to die than to be dishonoured (death before dishonour)
Potius sero quam numquam - It's better late than never. (Livy)
praemonitus pramunitus - Forewarned, forearmed
Praetio prudentia praestat - Prudence supplies a reward
Prehende uxorem meam, sis! - Take my wife, please!
Prescriptio in manibus tabellariorium est - The check is in the mail
Pret toujours pret - Ready, Always Ready (304TH Signal Battalion Motto)
Pretium iustum est - The Price is Right
Prima facie - At first sight; on the face of it. (in law, an obvious case that requires no further proof)
prima facie - On the first view
Primum mobile - Prime mover
primum non nocere  - Above all do no harm/ First do not harm
Primum non nocere - The first thing is to do no harm (Hippocratic oath)
Primum viveri deinde philosophari - Live before you philosophize, or Leap before you look
primus inter pares - First among equals
Principiis obsta - Resist the beginnings
Pro bono publico - For the public good
Pro di immortales! - Good Heavens!
Pro et contra - For and against
Pro forma - As a matter of formality
Pro hac vice - For this occaision
Pro memoria - For a memorial
Pro nunc - For now
Pro opportunitate - As circumstances allow
Pro patria - For one's country
Pro rata - In proportion to the value. (per hour for example)
Pro re nata (prn) - For an occasion as it arises
Pro se - On one's own behalf
Pro tanto - So far
Pro tempore (pro tem.) - For the time being
Probae esti in segetem sunt deteriorem datae fruges, tamen ipsae suaptae enitent - A good seed, planted even in poor soil, will bear rich fruit by its own nature. (Accius)
Probatum est - It has been proved
Probitas laudatur et alget - Honesty is praised and left in the cold. (Juvenal)
Promotor fidei - Promoter of the faith
Promoveatur ut amoveatur - Let him be promoted to get him out of the way
Propino fibi salutem! - Cheers!
proprium humani ingenii est odisse quem laeseris - It is human nature to hate a person whom you have injured
proxime accessit - He came next
Proxime accessit - He/she came close
Proximo (prox.) - Of the next month
Proximus sum egomet mihi - I am closest to myself. (Charity begins at home.) (Terence)
Pueri pueri, pueri puerilia tractant - Children are children, (therefore) children do childish things
Pulvis et umbra sumus - We are dust and shadow. (Horace)
Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum - Garbage in, garbage out
Puri sermonis amator - A lover of pure speech. (Terence)
Puris omnia pura - To the pure all things are pure
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O curas hominum! O quantum est in rebus inane! - Ah, human cares! Ah, how much futility in the world! (Lucilius)
O di immortales! - Good heavens! (uttered by Cicero on the Senate floor)
O diem praeclarum! - Oh, what a beautiful day!
O praeclarum custodem ovium lupum! - An excellent protector of sheep, the wolf! (Cicero)
O quam cito transit gloria mundi! - O how quickly passes the glory of the world!
O sancta simplicitas! - Oh, holy simplicity! (Jan Hus)
o si sic omnia - Oh would that all had been done or said thus
O tempora, O mores! - O the times, O the customs! (Cicero)
O! Plus! Perge! Aio! Hui! Hem! - Oh! More! Go on! Yes! Ooh! Ummm!
Obesa cantavit - The fat lady has sung
obiit - He or she died
Obiit (ob.) - He/she died
Obiter (ob.) - In passing
obiter dictum - A thing said by the way
Obiter dictum - Something said in passing - parenthetical remark
Oblitus sum perpolire clepsydras! - I forgot to polish the clocks!
Obscurum per obscurius - The obscure by means of the more obscure
Obsta principiis - Resist the beginnings - Nip it in the bud
Occasio aegre offertur, facile amittitur - Opportunity is offered with difficulty, lost with ease. (Publius Syrus)
Occasio facit furem - Opportunity makes a thief
Oderint dum metuant - Let them hate provided that they fear. (Seneca)
Odi et amo - I hate (her), and I love (her) (Catullus)
Odium theologicum - Theological hatred. (a special name for the hatred generated in theological disputes)
Olevm addere camino - To pour fuel on the stove adding gasoline to a fire
Olevm perdisti - You have lost oil you've wasted your time on this criticism for a misallocation of resources
Olim - Formerly
Olim habeas eorum pecuniam, numquam eam reddis: prima regula quaesitus - Once you have their money, you never give it back: the 1st rule of acquisiton
Omne ignotum pro magnifico est - We have great notions of everything unknown. (Tacitus)
Omne initium est difficile - Every beginning is difficult
Omne trium perfectum - Everything that comes in threes is perfect
Omne tvlit pvnctvm qvi miscvit vtile dvlci - [he] has gained every point who has combined [the] useful [with the] agreeable
Omnes aequo animo parent ubi digni imperant - All men cheerfully obey where worthy men rule. (Syrus)
Omnes deteriores svmvs licentia - Too much freedom debases us
Omnes lagani pistrinae gelate male sapiunt - All frozen pizzas taste lousy
Omnes una manet nox - The same night awaits us all. (Horace)
Omnes vulnerant, ultima necat - All (hours) wound, the last kills. (inscription on solar clocks)
omnia causa fiunt - Everything happens for a reason
Omnia iam fient quae posse negabam - Everything which I used to say could not happen will happen now. (Ovid)
Omnia mea mecum porto - All that is mine, I carry with me. (Cicero)
Omnia mihi lingua graeca sunt - It's all Greek to me
Omnia mors aequat - Death equals all things
Omnia munda mundis - Everything is pure to pure ones
omnia mutantur nos et mutamur in illis - All things change, and we change with them
Omnia mutantur, nihil interit - Everything changes, nothing perishes. (Ovid)
Omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis - All things are changing, and we are changing with them
Omnia vincit amor - Love conquers all
Omnia vincit amor; et nos cedamus amori - Love conquers all things; let us too surrender to love. (Vergil)
Omnium gatherum - Assortment
Omnium rerum principia parva sunt - Everything has a small beginning. (Cicero)
Onus probandi - The burden of proof
Opere citato (op. cit.) - In the work just quoted
Optimis parentibus - To my excellent parents. A common dedication in a book
Optimus magister, bonus liber - The best teacher is a good book
Opus Dei - The work of God
Ora et labora - Pray and labor. (St. Benedict)
Ora pro nobis - Pray for us
Oratvr fit, poeta nascitvr - An orator is made [but] a poet is born
Orbes volantes exstare - Flying saucers are real
Orbiter dictum/dicta - Said by the way (miscellaneous remarks)
Orcae ita - Pretty straightforward
Ore rotundo - With full voice
Osculare pultem meam! - Kiss my grits!
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Nam et ipsa scientia potestas es - Knowledge is power. (Sir Francis Bacon)
Nascentes morimur - From the moment we are born, we begin to die
Natale solum - Native soil
Natura abhorret a vacua - Nature abhors a vacuum
Natura in minima maxima - Nature is the greatest in the smallest things
Natura nihil fit in frustra - Nature does nothing in vain
Natura, artis magistra - Nature, the mistress of art
Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret - You can drive nature out with a pitchfork but she always comes back
Navigare necesse est - To sail is necessary
Ne auderis delere orbem rigidum meum! - Don't you dare erase my hard disk!
Ne cede malis - Yield not to evils
Ne feceris ut rideam - Don't make me laugh
Ne humanus crede - Trust no human
Ne nimium - Not too much
Ne plus ultra - No further. Impassable obstacle
ne plus ultra - Nothing further perfection
Ne quid nimis - Nothing in excess. (Terence)
Nec laudas nisi mortuos poetas: tanti non est, ut placeam, perire - If only dead poets are praised, I'd rather go unsung
Nec mortem effugere quisquam nec amorem potest - No one is able to flee from death or love
Nec possum tecum vivere, nec sine te - I am able to live / I can live neither with you, nor without you. (Martial)
Nec verbum verbo curabis reddere fidus interpres - As a true translator you will take care not to translate word for word. (Horace)
Necesse est multos timeat quem multi timent - He must fear many, whom many fear. (Laberius)
Necessitatis non habet legem - Necessity knows no law
Negotium populo romano melius quam otium committi - The Roman people understand work better than leisure
Nemine contradicente (nem. con.) - With no one speaking in opposition. Unanimously
Nemine dissentiente (nem. diss.) - With no one disagreeing
Nemo ante mortem beatus - Nobody is blessed before his death. We never know what is future preparing for us!
Nemo autem regere potest nisi qui et regi - Moreover, there is no one who can rule unless he can be ruled. (Seneca)
nemo dat quod non habet - No one gives what he does not have.
Nemo gratis mendax - No man lies freely. A person with no reason to lie is telling the truth
Nemo hic adest illius nominis - There is no one here by that name
Nemo liber est qui corpori servit - No one is free who is a slave to his body
Nemo malus felix - No bad man is lucky. (Juvenal)
Nemo me impune lacessit - No one provokes me with impunity. (motto of the Kings of Scotland)
Nemo nisi mors - Nobody except death (will part us). (Inscription in the wedding ring of the Swedish Queen Katarina Jagellonica.)
Nemo propheta in patria sua - No one is considered a prophet in his hometown/homeland
Nemo repente fuit turpissimus - No one ever became thoroughly bad in one step. (Juvenal)
Nemo risum praebuit, qui ex se coepit - Nobody is laughed at, who laughs at himself. (Seneca)
Nemo saltat sobrius - No man dances sober
Nemo saltat sobrius nisi forte insanit - Nobody dances sober unless he's insane
Nemo sine vitio est - No one is without fault. (Seneca the Elder)
Nemo surdior est quam is qui non audiet - No man is more deaf than he who will not hear
Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum - No man by fearing reaches the top. (Syrus)
Nervos belli, pecuniam. (Nervus rerum.) - The nerve of war, money. (The nerve of things.) (Cicero)
Nescio quid dicas - I don't know what you're talking about
Neutiquam erro - I am not lost
Nihil - Nothing
Nihil ad rem - Nothing to do with the point
Nihil agere delectat - It is pleasant to do nothing. (Cicero)
Nihil aliud scit necessitas quam vincere - Necesssity knows nothing else but victory. (Syrus)
Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione - I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult
Nihil declaro - I have nothing to declare
Nihil est ab omni parte beatum - Nothing is good in every part. (Horace)
Nihil est incertius volgo - Nothing is more uncertain than the (favour of the) crowd. (Cicero)
Nihil est miserum nisi cum putes - Nothing is unfortunate if you don't consider it unfortunate. (Boethius)
Nihil est--In vita priore ego imperator romanus fui - That's nothing--in a previous life I was a Roman Emperor
Nihil obstat - Nothing stands in the way
Nihil sub sole novum - Nothing new under the sun
Nihil tam munitum quod non expugnari pecunia possit - No fort is so strong that it cannot be taken with money. (Cicero)
Nil actum reputa si quid superest agendum - Don't consider that anything has been done if anything is left to be done. (Lucan)
nil admirari - To admire nothing (to be superior and self satisfied)
Nil admirari - To admire nothing. (Horace)
Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit - Not much worth is an example that solves one quarrel with another. (Horace)
nil desperandum - Never despair
Nil desperandum! - Never despair! (Horace)
Nil homini certum est - Nothing is certain for man. (Ovid)
Nil Sine Numine - Nothing without providence
Nill illigitimi carborundum - Do not let the bastards get you down
Nisi - Unless
Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis - Unless you will have believed, you will not understand. (St. Augustine)
Nisi prius - Unles previously
nolens volens - Whether he will or not
Nolens volens - Whether one likes it or not; willing or unwilling
Noli equi dentes inspicere donati - Do not look a gift horse in the mouth. (St. Jerome)
noli intrare - Do not enter /keep out.
Noli me tangere! - Don't touch me! (Versio Vulgata)
Noli me vocate. Ego te vocabo - Don't call me. I'll call you
Noli nothis permittere te terere - Don’t let the bastards get you down
noli perturbare - Do not disturb
Noli simul flare sobereque - Don't whistle and drink at the same time
Noli turbare circulos meos! - Don't upset my calculations! (Archimedes)
Nolite id cogere, cape malleum majorem - Don't force it, get a bigger hammer
Nolle prosequi - Do not pursue
nolle prosequi - To be unwilling to prosecute
Nolo contendere - I do not wish to contend
Nomen est omen - The name is the sign
Nomen] salutem plurimam dicit - [Name] sends many greetings (an official hello)
Nomina stultorum parietibus haerent - The names of foolish persons adhere to walls (Fools names and fools faces are often seen in public places.)
Nominatim - By name
Non bis in idem - Not twice for the same thing
Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat - It's not the heat, it's the humidity
Non compos mentis - Not in possession of one's senses
non compus mentis - Not of sound mind
Non curo. Si metrum non habet, non est poema - I don't care. If it doesn't rhyme, it isn't a poem
Non erravi perniciose! - I did not commit a fatal error!
Non est ad astra mollis e terris via - There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. (Seneca)
Non est ei similis - There is no one like him
Non est mea culpa - It's not my fault
Non est vivere sed valere vita est - Life is not being alive but being well (life is more than just being alive)
Non Gradus Anus Rodentum! - Not Worth A Rats Ass!
Non ignara mals, miseris svccvrrere disco - No stranger to misfortune [myself] I learn to relieve the sufferings [of others
Non illigitamus carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down
Non licet - It is not allowed
Non liquet - It is not clear
Non mihi, non tibi, sed nobis - Not for you, not for me, but for us
Non mortem timemus, sed cogitationem mortis - We do not fear death, but the thought of death. (Seneca)
Non multa, sed multum - Not many, but much. (Meaning, not quantity but quality.) (Plinius)
Non nobis, Domine - Not unto us, O Lord
Non omne quod licet honestum est - Not everything that is permitted is honest. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
Non omne quod nitet aurum est - Not all that glitters is gold
Non omnes qui habemt citharam sunt citharoedi - Not all those who own a musical instrument are musicians. (Bacon)
Non omnia possumus omnes - Not all of us are able to do all things (We can't all do everything.) (Virgil)
Non omnis moriar - Not all of me will die. (Horace)
Non placet - It does not please
Non plaudite. Modo pecuniam jacite - Don't applaud. Just throw money
Non plus ultra! (Nec plus ultra!) - Nothing above that!
Non prosequitur - He does not proceed
Non quis, sed quid - Not who, but what
Non rape me si placet - Please don't rob me
Non scholae sed vitae discimus - We do not learn for school, but for life. (Seneca)
Non semper erit aestas - It will not always be summer (be prepared for hard times)
Non sequitur - It does not follow
Non serviam - I will not serve
Non sibi sed patriae! - Not for self, but country (US Navy Motto)
Non sibi sed suis - Not for one's self but for one's people
Non sibi, sed patriae - Not for you, but for the fatherland
Non sum pisces - I am not a fish
Non sum qualis eram - I am not what / of what sort I was (I'm not what I used to be.)
Non teneas aurum totum quod splendet ut aurum - Do not take as gold everything that shines like gold
Non timetis messor - Don't Fear the Reaper
Non uno die roma aedificata est - Rome was not built in one day (either)
Non ut edam vivo, sed vivam edo - I do not live to eat, but eat to live. (Quintilianus)
Non vereor ne illam me amare hic potuerit resciscere; quippe haud etiam quicquam inepte feci - I don't think anyone knows I love the girl; I haven't done anything really silly yet
Non, mihi ignosce, credo me insequentem esse - No, excuse me, I believe I'm next
Nonne amicus certus in re incerta cernitur? - A friend in need is a friend in deed. (our equivalent)
Nonne de novo eboraco venis? - You're from New York, aren't you?
Nonne macescis? - Have you lost weight?
nosce te ipsum - Know thyself
Nosce te ipsum - Know thyself. (Inscription at the temple of Apollo in Delphi.)
nota bene - Note well
Nota bene (nb.) - Note well. Observe carefully
Novus homo - A new Man; a man who was the first in his family to be elected to an office
Novus ordo seclorum - A new order for the ages. (appears on the U.S. one-dollar bill)
Nulla avarita sine poena est - There is no avarice without penalty. (Seneca)
Nulla dies sine linea - Not a day without a line. Do something every day! (Apeles, Greek painter)
Nulla regula sine exceptione - There is no rule/law without exception
Nulla res carius constat quam quae precibus empta est - Nothing is so expensive as that which you have bought with pleas. (Seneca)
Nulla vit melior quam bona - There's no life better than a good life
Nulli expugnabilis hosti - Conquered By No Enemy. (motto of Gibraltar)
Nulli secundus - Second to none
nulli secundus /nulli secunda - Second to none
Nullius in verba - (Rely) on the words on no one (Horace)
Nullo metro compositum est - It doesn't rhyme
nullo modo - No way.
Nullum crimen sine lege, nulla poena sine lege - No crime and no punishment without a (pre-existing) law
Nullum est iam dictum quod non dictum sit prius - Nothing is said that hasn't been said before. (Terence)
Nullum Gratuitum Prandium - There is no free lunch!
Nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae - There is no one great ability without a mixture of madness
Nullum saeculum magnis ingeniis clausum est - No generation is closed to great talents. (Seneca)
Nullus est instar domus - There is no place like home
Nullus est liber tam malus ut non aliqua parte prosit - There is no book so bad that it is not profitable on some part. (Pliny the Younger)
Numen - Divine power
Numero pondere et mensura Deus omnia condidit - God created everything by number, weight and measure. (Isaac Newton)
Numerus clausus - A restricted number
Nummus americanus - Greenback. ($US)
Numquam aliud natura, aliud sapientia dicit - Never does nature say one thing and wisdom say another
Numquam non paratus - Never unprepared
Numquam se minus solum quam cum solus esset - You are never so little alone as when you are alone. (Cicero)
Nunc dimittis - Now let depart
Nunc est bibendum - Now we must drink. (Horace)
Nvdvm pactvm - A nude pact an invalid agreement a contract with illusory benefits or without consideration hence unenforceable
Nvllvm qvod tetiget non ornavit - He touched none he did not adorn - not simply 'the Midas touch', or 'he left things better than he found them', but a tribute to a Renaissance man
Nvnc avt nvnqvam - Now or never
Nvnc dimittis - Now let [thy servant] depart - generally any permission to go, specifically to express one's readiness to depart or die
Nvnc pro tvnc - Now for then retroactive
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Machina improba! Vel mihi ede potum vel mihi redde nummos meos! - You infernal machine! Give me a beverage or give me my money back!
Maecenas atavis edite regibus - Maecenas, born of monarch ancestors. (Horace)
Magister artis ingeniique largitor venter - Necessity is the mother of all invention
Magister Artium (MA) - Master of arts
Magister mundi sum! - I am the master of the universe!
Magna charta - Great paper
Magna cum laude - With high honor
Magna res est vocis et silentii temperamentum - The great thing is to know when to speak and when to keep quiet
Magnas inter oper inops - A pauper in the midst of wealth. (Horace)
Magnificat - It magnifies
Magnum bonum - A great good
magnum opus - A great work
Magnum opus - Great work, the major work of one's life
Magnus frater spectat te - Big Brother is watching you
Maior risus, acrior ensis: quadragesima octava regula quaesitus - The bigger the smile, the sharper the knife: the 48th rule of acquisition
Mala fide - In bad faith (something which is done fraudulently)
male fide - With bad faith treacherously
Male parta male dilabuntur - What has been wrongly gained is wrongly lost. (Ill-gotten gains seldom prosper.) (Cicero)
male sanus (male sana) - Mad/inspired
Malum consilium quod mutari non potest - It's a bad plan that can't be changed. (Publilius Syrus)
Malum prohibitum - A prohibited wrong. A crime that society decides is wrong for some reason, not inherently evil
Malum quidem nullum esse sine aliquo bono - There is, to be sure, no evil without something good. (Pliny the Elder)
Manus in mano - Hand in hand
Manus manum lavat - One hand washes the other. The favor for the favor. (Petronius)
Mare clausum - A closed sea
Mare liberum - An open sea
Mare nostrum - Our sea. (Mediterranean)
Margaritas ante porcos - Pearls before swine. To give something valuable to someone not respecting it
Martis - Tuesday
Mater - Mother
Mater artium necessitas - Necessity is the mother of invention
Mater dolorosa - Sorrowful mother. (Virgin Mary)
Mater memento mori - Remember your mortality
Mater tua criceta fuit, et pater tuo redoluit bacarum sambucus - Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries
Materfamilias - Mother of family
Materia medica - Medical matter
Materiam superabat opus - The workmanship was better than the subject matter. (Ovid)
Maxima debetur puero reverentia - We owe the greatest respect to a child
Maximus in minimis - Great in little things
Me fallit - I do not know
Me iudice - I being judge; in my judgement
Me oportet propter praeceptum te nocere - I'm going to have to hurt you on principle
Me transmitte sursum, caledoni! - Beam me up, Scotty!
Mea culpa - My mistake
Mea maxima culpa - Through my very great fault
Mea mihi conscientia pluris est quam omnium sermo - My conscience means more to me than all speech. (Cicero)
Medice, cura te ipsum! - Physician, heal thyself! (Versio Vulgata)
Medici graviores morbos asperis remediis curant - Doctors cure the more serious diseases with harsh remedies. (Curtius Rufus)
Medicus curat, natura sanat - The physician treats, nature cures
Medio tutissimus ibis - You will go safest in the middle. (Moderation in all things) (Ovid)
Mei capilli sunt flagrantes - My hair is on fire
Meliora cogito - I strive for the best
Melitae amor - Love of Malta
Melius est praevenire quam praeveniri - Better to forestall than to be forestalled
Melius frangi quam flecti - It is better to break than to bend
Melius tarde, quam nunquam - Better late than never
Mellita, domi adsum - Honey, I'm home
memento mori - Remember that you will die
Memento vivere - A reminder of life (literally remember that you have to live)
Memorabilia - Memorable things
Memorandum - A note of; a thing to be remembered
Memoria in aeterna - In everlasting remembrance
Memoriter - From memory
Mendacem memorem esse oportet - A liar needs a good memory. (Quintilianus)
mendacem memorem esse oportet - It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory (liars should have good memories)
Mens agitat molem - The mind moves the matter. (Vergil)
Mens rea - Guilty mind
Mens regnum bona possidet - An honest heart is a kingdom in itself. (Seneca)
Mens sana in corpore sano - A sound mind in a sound body. (Juvenalis)
Mens sibi conscia recti - A mind conscious of its rectitude
meo periculo - At my own risk
Mercurii - Wednesday
Meum cerebrum nocet - My brain hurts
meum et tuum - Mine and thine
Meum pactum dictum - My word is my bond
Mihi cura futuri - My concern is the future
Mihi ignosce. Cum homine de cane debeo congredi - Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog
Millennium (millennia) - A thousand year period
minima maxima sunt - The smallest things are most important.
Minime senuisti! - You haven't aged a bit!
Minus habens - Absentminded
mirabile dictu - Wonderful to relate
Mirabile dictu - Wonderful to say/relate. (Vergil)
Mirabile visu - Wonderful to behold
mirabile visu - Wonderful to see
Miserere - Have mercy
Missa solemnis - Solemn Mass. (high Mass)
Mittimus - We send (to prison)
Modus agendi - Manner of operation
modus operandi - Plan of working
Modus Operandi - Way of operating
Modus operandi (m.o.) - Way of operating
modus vivendi - A way of living
Modus vivendi - Way of living
Monstra mihi pecuniam! - Show me the money!
Moratorium - A delay
morituri te salutamus - We who are about to die salute you.
Morituri te salutant - Those who are about to die salute you
Mors ultima linea rerum est - Death is everything's final limit. (Horace)
Mors ultima ratio - Death is the final accounting
Mortvi non mordant - Dead me don't bite; Dead men tell no tale
Motu proprio - Of one's own initiative
Mulier taceat in ecclesia - Let the woman be silent in church. (Paul)
Multi famam, conscientiam pauci verentur - Many fear their reputation, few their conscience. (Pliny)
Multis post annis - Many years later
multum in parvo - Much in little (present standard for the pug dog breed includes this phrase)
Multum in parvo - Much in little. (small but significant)
Multun, non multa - Much, not many (quality not quantity)
Mundus vult decipi - The world wants to be deceived
Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur - The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived!
Munit haec et altera vincit - One defends and the other conquers
Mus uni non fidit antro - A mouse does not rely on just one hole. (Plautus)
Musica delenit bestiam feram - Music soothes the savage beast
mutantur omnia nos et mutamur in illis - All things change, and we change with them.
Mutatis mutandis - The necessary changes having been made
Mutatis mutandis - What was to be changed having been changed
mutatis mutandis - With necessary changes
Mutato nomine - The name being changed
Mvlti svnt vocati, pavci vero electi - Many are called [but] few are chosen
Mvndvs vvlt decipi - The world wishes to be deceived there's a sucker born every minute
Mvtatis mvtandis - The things that ought to have changed having been changed with the necessary substitutions having been made
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Labera lege - Read my lips
Labor omnia vincit - Work conquers all things. (Virgil)
laborare est orare - Work is prayer
Labra lege - Read my lips
Lachryma Christi - Christ's tears
Lapsus alumni - Error made
Lapsus calami - A slip of the pen
Lapsus linguae - A slip of the tongue
Lapsus memoriae - A slip of the memory
Lapsus nivium! - Avalanche!!
Lares et penates - Household gods
Latet anguis in herba - A snake lies in the grass. (Vergil)
Latine dictum - Spoken in Latin
Latine loqui coactus sum - I have this compulsion to speak Latin
Latro! fremo! - Woof woof! Grrrr!
Laudant illa, sed ista legunt - Some (writing) is praised, but other is read. (Martialis)
laudator temporis acti - One who praises past times
Laudatores temporis acti - Praisers of time past
Laus Deo - Praise be to God
laus deo - Praise to god
Lavdem virtvtis necessitati damvs - We give to necessity the praise of virtue finding the benefit in what's needful
Lectio brevior lectio potior - The shortest reading is the more probable reading
Lector benevole - Kind reader
Lectori Salutem (L.S.) - Greetings to the reader
Legatus a latere - Advisor from the side
Lege et lacrima - Read it and weep
Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus - We are slaves of the law so that we may be able to be free. (Cicero)
Leve fit, quod bene fertur, onus - The burden is made light which is borne well. (Ovid)
Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est - The designated hitter rule has got to go
Lex domicilii - The law of a person's home country
Lex fori - The law of the forum (country)
Lex loci - The law of the place
Lex malla, lex nulla - A bad law is no law. (St. Thomas Aquinas)
lex non distinguitur nos non distinguere debemus - The law does not distinguish and so we ought not distinguish.
Lex non scripta - The unwritten (common) law
Lex scripta - The written law
lex talionis - The law of retaliation
Lex talionis - The law of revenge
Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt - Men gladly believe that which they wish for. (Caesar)
Liberae sunt nostrae cogitationes - Our thoughts are free. (Cicero)
Liberate Te Ex Inferis - Save yourself from hell
Libertas inaestimabilis res est - Liberty is a thing beyond all price. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
Liberum arbitrium - Free will
Libra solidus denarius (L.S.D.) - Pounds, shillings, pence
Licentia liquendi - Liberty of speaking
Licentia poetica - Poetic licence. (Seneca)
Licet - It is allowed
Lingua franca - French tongue - the common or universal language
Literati - Men of letters
Litoralis - Beach bum
Litterae humaniores - The humanities
Loco citato (lc) - In the passage just quoted
locum tenens - A deputy
Locum tenens - One occupying the place (used as an English noun meaning 'deputy')
Locus classicus - The most authoritative source, Classical passage
Locus delicti - The scene of the crime
Locus desperatus - A hopeless passage
Locus enim est principum generationis rerum - For place is the origin of things. (Roger Bacon)
Locus in quo - The place in which something happens
Locus poenitentiae - A place for repentance
Locus sigilli (l.s.) - The place of the seal
Locus standi - Place of standing
Longo intervallo - After a long gap
Loquitur (loq.) - He/she speaks
Luctor et emergo - I struggle but I'll survive
Luke sum ipse patrem te - Luke, I am your father. (Star Wars)
Lumen naturale - Natural light
Lunae - Monday
Lupus est homo homini - Man is wolf to man
Lupus in fabula - The wolf in the tale (i.e. speak of the wolf, and he will come) (Terence)
Lusus naturae - A freak of nature
Lux et veritas - Light and Truth
Lux mundi - The light of the world
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Ibidem (Ib.) - In the same place. (in a book)
Id certum est quod certum reddi potest - That is certain that can be made certain
Id est (i.e.) - That is to say
Id est mihi, id non est tibi! - It is mine, not yours!
Id imperfectum manet dum confectum erit - It ain't over until it's over
Id tibi praebet speciem lepidissimam! - It looks great on you!
Idem - The same
idem - The same.
Idem quod (i.q.) - The same as
Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (INRI) - Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
Ignis aurum probat, miseria fortes viros - Life is not a bowl of cherries, or, literally, Fire tests gold; adversity tests strong men
Ignis fatuus - Foolish fire (will-o-the-wisp)
ignis internum - The fire within
Ignorantia juris neminem excusat - Ignorance of the law excuses no one
Ignoratio elenchi - An ignorance of proof
Ignotus (ign.) - Unknown
Ille dolet vere, qui sine teste dolet - He mourns honestly who mourns without witnesses. (Martialis)
Ille mi par esse deo videtur - He seems to me to be equal to a god. (Catullus)
Illegitimis nil carborundum - Don't let the bastards grind you down
Illiud latine dici non potest - You can't say that in Latin
Illius me paenitet, dux - Sorry about that, chief
Imitatores, servum pecus! - Imitators, you slavish crowd! (Horace)
Imperator - Emperor
Imperator/Imperatrix (Imp.) - Emperor/Empress
Imperium - Absolute power
Imperium et libertas - Empire and liberty. (Cicero)
Imperium in imperio - An empire within an empire, i.e. A fifth column, a group of people within an nation's territory who owe allegiance to some other leader
Impossibilium nulla obligatio est - Nobody has any obligation to the impossible. (Corpus Iuris Civilis)
Imprimatur - Let it be printed
Imprimis - In first place
In absentia - In one's absence
In actu - In practice
In aere aedificare - Build (castles) in the air. (St. Augustine)
In aeternum - For eternity
In alio pediculum, in te ricinum non vides - You see a louse on someone else, but not a tick on yourself. (Petronius)
In articulo mortis - At the moment of death
In banco - On the bench
in camera - In secret in a judges private room
In capite - In chief
In cavda venenvm - In the tail [is the] poison. Watch out for what you don't see
In curia - In court
In dentibus anticis frustrum magnum spiniciae habes - You have a big piece of spinach in your front teeth
In dubiis non est agendum - In dubious cases, you should not act
In dubio - In doubt
In dubio pro reo - In doubt in favor of the accused. If there is a doubt about guiltiness, the judgement has to be in favour of the accused
In esse - In existence
In excelsis - In the highest
In extenso - At full length
in extremis - At the point of death
In extremis - In extremity
In fine - At the end
In flagrante delicto - In the very act of committing an offence
In forma pauperis - In the form of a poor person; in a humble or abject manner
In futuro - In the future
In gremio legis - In the protection of the law
In his ordo est ordinem non servare - In this case the only rule is not obeying any rules
In hoc signo vinces - In this sign, you will be victorious. (Eusebios)
In infinitum - To infinity; without end
In libris libertas - In books (there is) freedom
In limine - On the threshold, at the very outset
In loco - In the place of
In loco parentis - In the place of a parent
In magnis et voluisse sat est - To once have wanted is enough in great deeds. (Propertius)
In media res - In or into the middle of a sequence of events. (Horace)
In medio stat virtus - Virtue stands in the middle. Virtue is in the moderate, not the extreme position. (Horace)
In medio tutissimus ibis - In the middle of things you will go most safe. (Ovid)
in memoriam - In memory to the memory 
In memoriam - To the memory of
In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas - In necessary things unity, in doubtful things liberty, in all things charity
In nomine Domini - In the name of the Lord
In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Santi - In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit
In nubibus - In the clouds
In nuce - In a nutshell
In omnia paratus - Prepared for all things
In ovo - In the egg
In pace - In peace
In pace, ut sapiens, aptarit idonea bello - In peace, like a wise man, he appropriately prepares for war
In pari materia - Of like kind
In partibus infidelium - In parts inhabited by unbelievers
In parvo - In miniature
In perpetuum - For ever
In personam - Against the person
In pleno - In full
In pontificalibus - In the proper vestments of a pope or cardinal
in posse - In possibility
In posterum - Till the next day
In praesenti - At the present time
In principio - In the beginning
In propria persona - In person
In puris naturalibus - Completely naked
In quaestione versare - To be under investigation
in re - In the matter of
In re - Refering to
In rem - Against the matter (property)
In rerum natura - In the nature of things
In saecvla saecvlorvm - For ages of ages forever
In se - In itself
In silico - By means of a computer simulation
In silvam ne ligna feras - Don't carry logs into the forest. (Horace)
in situ - In its original position
In situ - In position
In specie - In kind; (a) in its own form and not in an equivalent (b) in coins and not in paper money
In spiritu et veritate - In spirit and truth. (Versio Vulgata)
in statu pupillari - In the state of being a ward
In statu quo - In the same state
In terrorem - As a warning; in order to terrify others
In totidem verbis - In so many words
In toto - As a whole, absolutely, Completely
in toto - Entirely
In transitu - In passing, on the way
In usu - In use
In utero - In the womb
In vacuo - In a vacuum or empty space
In vinculis etiam audax - In chains yet still bold (free)
In vino veritas - The truth is in wine. (A drunk person tells the truth)
in vino veritas - There is truth in wine (truth is told by him who has drunk wine)
In virtute sunt multi ascensus - In excellence there are many degrees. (Cicero)
In virtute sunt multi ascensus - There are many degrees in excellence. (Cicero)
In vitro - In a test tube (literally glass)
In vivo - In the living (thing)
Incipit - Begin here
Incredibile dictu - Incredible to say
index expurgatorius - A list of forbidden
Index librorum prohibitorum - Official list of forbidden books not to be read by Catholics
Indulgentiam quaeso - I ask your indulgence
Infinitus est numerus stultorum - Infinite is the number of fools
Infra - Below, underneath
infra dignitatem - Below ones dignity
infra dignitatem - Undignified (beneath (our) dignity)
Infra dignitatem (dig.) - Undignified; beneath one's dignity
Inhumanitas omni aetate molesta est - Inhumanity is harmful in every age. (Cicero)
Iniqua nunquam regna perpetuo manent - Stern masters do not reign long. (Seneca Philosophus)
Iniuria non excusat iniuriam - One wrong does not justify another
Insanabile cacoethes scribendi - An incurable passion to write. (Juvenal)
Insculpsit - He/she engraved it
Instrumentum aeri temperando - Airconditioner
Insula gilliganis - Gilligan's Island
integer vitae - Blameless of life
Integer vitae scelerisque purus - Blameless of life and free from crime
Intellectum valde amat - Love the intellect strongly. (St. Augustine)
Intelligenti pauca - Few words suffice for he who understands
Intelligo me intelligere - I understand that I understand. (St. Augustine)
Inter arma silent leges - In time of war, laws are silent
Inter caecos regnat strabo - Among blinds the squinting rules. (Erasmus)
Inter caesa et porrecta - There's many a slip twixt cup and lip
Inter canum et lupum - Between a dog and a wolf
Inter nos - Between ourselves
Inter partes - Made between two parties
Inter se - Between themselves
Inter spem et metum - Between hope and fear
Inter vivos - Between living (people)
Inter vivos - Living
Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum europe vincendarum - Sometimes I get this urge to conquer large parts of Europe
Interfice errorem, diligere errantem - Kill the sin, love the sinner. (St. Augustine)
Interregnvm - Period between rules anarchy, lawlessnes
Intra muros - Within the walls
Intra vires - Within the power
Inventas vitam iuvat excoluisse per artes - Let us improve life through science and art. (Vergil)
Iovis - Thursday
Ipsa qvidem pretivm virtvs sibi - Virtue is its own reward
Ipsa scientia potestas est - Knowledge itself is power. (Bacon)
Ipsi dixit - He himself said it. (Cicero)
Ipsissima verba - The exact words
ipsissima verba - The very words
Ipso facto - By that very fact
ipso facto - In the fact itself
Ipso iure - By operation of the law
Ira furor brevis est - Anger is a brief insanity. (Horace)
Ire fortiter quo nemo ante iit - To boldly go where no man has gone before. (Star Trek)
Isso fede - This stinks
Isto pensitaris? - You get paid for this crap?
Ita erat quando hic adveni - It was that way when I got here
Ita est - Yes./It is so
Ite, misse est - Go, the Mass is finished
Iubilate Deo - Rejoice in God
Iunctis viribus - By united efforts
Iure divino - By divine law
Iure humano - By human law
Ius civile - Civil law
Ius gentium - The law of nations
Ius primae noctis - The right of the first night
Iustita omnibus - Justice for all
Ivs est ars boni et aeqvi - Law is the art of the good and the just
Ivs gentivm - Right of tribes law of nations
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Habeas corpus - You must have the body, i.e. You must justify an imprisonment
Habemus Papam - We have a pope. (used at the announcement of a new pope)
Habetis bona deum - Have a nice day
Hac lege - With this law
Haec olim meminisse ivvabit - Time heals all things, i.e. Wounds, offenses
Haec trutina errat - There is something wrong with this scale
Hannibal ante portas! - Hannibal is at the doors! The enemy/danger is at the doors!
Haud ignota loquor - I say things that are known
Helluo librorum - A glutton for books (bookworm)
Heu! Tintinnuntius meus sonat! - Darn! There goes my beeper!
Heus, hic nos omnes in agmine sunt! - Hey, we're all in line here!
Hic et nunc - Here and now
hic et ubique - Here and everywhere
Hic habitat felicitas - Here dwells happiness
Hic jacet (HJ) - Here lies. (written on gravestones or tombs)
Hic jacet sepultus (HJS) - Here lies buried
Hic puer est stultissimus omnium! - This boy is the stupidest of all!
hinc illae lacrimae - Hence come those tears (Terence)
Historia est vitae magistra - The history is the tutor of life
Hoc erat in votis - This was among my prayers
Hoc est in votis - This is in my prayers
Hoc est verum et nihili nisi verum - This is the truth and nothing but the truth
Hoc est vivere bis vita posse priore frvi - To live twice is to make useful profit from one's past. Experience is the best teacher, so learn from it
hoc genus omne - And all that sort of people
Hoc natura est insitum, ut quem timueris, hunc semper oderis - It's an innate thing to always hate the one we've learnt to fear
Hoc tempore obsequium amicos, veritas odium parit - In these days friends are won through flattery, the truth gives birth to hate. (Terence)
Hocine bibo aut in eum digitos insero? - Do I drink this or stick my fingers in it?
Hodie mihi, cras tibi - Today for me, tomorrow for you
Homines libenter quod volunt credunt - Men believe what they want to. (Terentius)
Homines, dum docent, discunt - Men learn while they teach. (Seneca)
Homo doctvs is se semper divitias habet - A learned man always has wealth within himself
Homo homini lupus - Man is a wolf to man
Homo nudus cum nuda iacebat - Naked they lay together, man and woman
Homo praesumitur bonus donec probetur malus - One is innocent until proven guilty
Homo proponit, sed Deus disponit - Man proposes, but God disposes
Homo sum - I am a man
Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto - I am human, therefore nothing human is strange to me
Homo vitae commodatus non donatus est - Man has been lent to life, not given. (Pubilius Syrus)
Honor virutis preamium - Honour is the reward of virtue
Honores mutant mores - The honours change the customs. (Power corrupts)
honoris causa - For the sake of honour
Honoris causa (h.c.) - As in doctorate, an honorary degree
Horas non numero nisi serenas - I count only the bright hours. (Inscription on ancient sundials)
Horribile dictu - Horrible to tell
Horror vacui - Fear of empty places
Hostis hvmani generis - Enemy of the human race
Huc accedit zambonis! - Here comes the Zamboni!
Humum mandere - To bite the dust
Hunc tu caveto - Beware of this man
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gaudeamus igitur - So let us rejoice
Gaudeamus igitur (iuvenes dum sumus) - Therefore, let us rejoice. (while we are young)
Genius loci - The guardian spirit of the place
Gens togata - The toga-clad race; the romans
Genus irritabile vatum - The irritable race of poets. (Horace)
Gladiator in arena consilium capit - The gladiator is formulating his plan in the arena (i.e., too late) (Seneca)
Gloria - Glory
Gloria filiorum patres - The glory of sons is their fathers
Gloria in excelsis deo - Glory to God in the highest
Gloria Patri - Glory to the Father
Gloria virtutis umbra - Glory (is) the shadow of virtue
Gloriosum est iniurias oblivisci - It is glorious to forget the injustice
Gnothe seauton (Greek) - Know thyself
Graeca sunt, non leguntur - It is Greek, you don't read that
Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit - Captive Greece conquered her savage victor. (Horace)
Gramen artificiosum odi - I hate Astroturf
Gratia placenti - For the sake of pleasing
Graviora manent - Greater dangers await
Gutta cavat lapidem, non vi sed saepe cadendo - The drop excavates the stone, not with force but by falling often. (Ovid)
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fabas indulcet fames - hunger sweetens beans
Fabas indulcet fames - Hunger sweetens the beans, or hunger makes everything taste good!
faber est quisque fortunae suae - every man is architect of his own fortune
Faber est suae quisque fortunae - Every man is the artisan of his own fortune. (Appius Claudius Caecus)
Faber quisque fortunae suae - Each man (is) the maker of his own fortune
Fabricati diem - Make my day
fabula - a comedy or farce
fabula Atellana - Atellan farce
fabula crepidata - Roman tragedy based upon Creek models
fabulae amatoriae - love stories, often with tragic plots
fabulae palliatae - cloak comedy, as of Plautus and Terence
Fac me cocleario vomere! - Gag me with a spoon!
Fac ut nemo me vocet - Hold my calls
fac ut sciam - make me know; make me aware
Fac ut vivas - Get a life
facere sacramentum  - to take an oath
facere totum - to do everything
facies non omnibus una nec diversa tamen - the features are not the same in all respects, nor are they different (Ovid)
facile est inventis addere - it is easy to add to things already invented
facile largire de alieno - it is easy to be generous with things of another person
facile omnes quom valemus recta consilia aegrotis damus - when we are healthy, we all have advice for those who are sick
Facile princeps - Acknowledged leader
facile princeps - easily first; number one in the field
facilis descensus Averno - the descent to hell is easy (Virgil)
Facilis descensvs averno - The descent to Avernus (Hell) it's easy to fall, hard to rise
Facilius est multa facere quam diu - It is easier to do many things than to do one for a long time. (Quintilianus)
Facilius per partes in cognitionem totius adducimur - We are more easily led part by part to an understanding of the whole. (Seneca)
facinus quos inquinant aequat - guilt equates all who share in guilt
facio ut des - I do so that you may give
facio ut facias - I do so that you may do
facit indignatio versum - indignation produces verse (Juvenal)
Facito aliquid operis, ut te semper diabolus inveniat occupatum - Always do something, so that the devil always finds you occupied. (St. Jerome)
fact non verba - deeds not words; action not speeches
facta armorum - facts of arms
facta sunt potentiora verbis - facts are more powerful than words
Facta, non verba - Deeds, not words (Actions speak louder than words)
factotum - one who does everything; handyman
Factum est - It is done
factum est - it is done, it is complete
Factum est illud, fieri infectum non potest - Done is done, it cannot be made undone. (Plautus)
factum infectum fieri nequit - a thing done cannot be undone
factum probandum - the fact of a case to be proved
factum probans - facts tending to prove other facts
faenum habet in cornu, longe fuge - he has hay on his horn, keep your distance (reference to a charging bull) (Horace)
faex populi - the dregs of the people; the rabble (Cicero)
Fallaces sunt rerum species - The appearances of things are deceptive. (Seneca)
fallacia consequentis - fallacy of the consequence
fallentis semitia vitae - the narrow path of a private life (Horace)
falsa demonstratio - false designation; erroneous description
falsa lectio - false reading; erroneous interpretation
falsi crimem - the crime of falsification
Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus - False in one thing, false in all
falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus - false in one thing, false in everything
Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus - Untrue in one thing, untrue in everything
fama clamosa - noisy rumor; public scandal
Fama crescit eundo - The rumour grows as it goes. (Vergil)
fama mala quo non aliud velocius ullum - there is nothing swifter than an evil rumor (Virgil)
Fama nihil est celerius - Nothing is swifter than rumor
fama semper vivat - may his or her good name live forever
Fama semper vivat - May his/her fame last forever
fama volat - rumor flies (i.e., travels fast) (adapted from Virgil)
Fama volat - The rumour has wings. (Vergil)
famam extendere factis - to make known his fame by deeds (Virgil)
Fames est optimus coquus - Hunger is the best cook
fames optimum condimentum - hunger is the best seasoning
familiares regis - persons of the king's household
famosus libellus - a slanderous or libelous letter
fari quae sentiat - to say what one feels (Horace)
Farrago fatigans! - Thuffering thuccotash!
fas est et ab hoste doceri - it is right to learn even from an enemy
Fas est et ab hoste doceri - It's proper to learn even from an enemy. (Ovid)
fasti - calendar of events
Fata obstant - the Fates willed otherwise
Fata viam invenient - the Fates will find a way
Fata volentem docunt, nolentem trahunt - the Fates lead the willing and drag those who are unwilling
fatua mulier - a foolish woman; a prostitute
favete linguis - favor with your tongue; say nothing bad lest you displease the gods (Horace)
Favete linguis - To keep a (religious) silence. (Horace)
Fax mentis incedium gloriae - The passion of glory is the torch of the mind
fecit - he or she made it
Fecit (fec.) - Made by
Feles mala! - Bad kitty!
Feles mala! cur cista non uteris? stramentum novum in ea posui - Bad kitty! Why don't you use the cat box? I put new litter in it
felicitas habet multos amicos - prosperity has many friends
feliciter - happily; fortunately
Felis qvi nihil debet - Happy [is] he who owes nothing
felix culpa - fortunate fault
Felix culpa - Happy fault
felix qui nihil debet - happy is he who owes nothing
felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas - fortunate is he who understands the causes of things (Virgil)
Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas - Happy is he who has been able to learn the causes of things. (Vergil)
Feliz ano novo - Happy new year
felo de se - one who kills himself doing an illegal act
Felo de se - Suicide
ferae naturae - wild beasts; undomesticated animals
Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt - Men readily believe what they want to believe. (Caesar)
ferrea non venerem sed praedam saecula laudant - the iron age celebrates not love but the acquisition of material possessions
fervens - boiling
fervens difficili bile tumet iecur - my liver (seat of passion) swells with burning wrath (Horace)
fervet opus - the work boils (Virgil)
fessus viator - tired traveler
Festina lente - Make haste slowly
festina lente - make haste slowly (Emperor Augustus)
Fiat - Let it be done
fiat Dei voluntas - may God's will be done
fiat experimentum in corpore - let one experiment on a body
fiat haustus - let a draught be made let
fiat justitia - let justice be done
Fiat justitia (et ruat caelum) - Let justice be done. (though the heavens fall)"
fiat justitia, ruat caelum - let justice be done, even though the heavens fall 
Fiat lux - Let there be light
fiat lux - let there be light (Genesis) 
fiat mixtura - let a mixture be made
fiat potio - let a portion be made
fiat voluntas tua - Thy will be done (Gospel of Matthew)
Fiat volvntas tua - Let Thy will [be done] (Biblical)
ficta voluptatis causa sint proxima veris - fictions should approximate the truth in order to please
fictilia - pottery
fictilis - made of pottery
fictio cedit veritati - fiction yields to the truth
fide et amore - by faith and love
fide et fortitudine - by fidelity and fortitude
fide, non armis - by faith, not by arms
Fidei defensor - Defender of the faith
Fidei Defensor (F.D.) - defender of faith (motto of the sovereigns of England since I lenry VIII
fidei est coticula crux - the Cross is the touchstone of faith
fideli certa merces - to the faithful, reward is certain
fidelis ad urnam - faithful to the urn; faithful until death
fideliter - faithfully
fides ante intellectum - faith before understanding
fides et justitia - faith and justice
fides et veritas - faith and truth
fides facit fidem - faith creates faith
fides non timet - faith does not fear
fides probata coronat - approved faith confers a crown
fides Punica - Punic faith; treacherous (Livy)
Fides quaerens intellectum - Faith seeking understanding
fides servanda est - faith must be kept
fides, sed cui vide - trust, but watch out to whom
Fidus Achates - Faithful Achates (friend)
fidus Achates - faithful companion (Virgil)
fidus et audax - faithful and courageous
fieri facias - writ authorizing execution of a judgment
figura causae - stylistic pattern of a speech - 
Filioque - And from the son
filius - a son
filius est pars patris - a son is part of the father
Filius nullius - A bastard
filius nullius - son of nobody; bastard
filius populi - son of the people
filius terrae - son of the earth; a serf
Finem respice - Look to the end [before setting forth]
finem respice - look to the end; consider the end
Finis - The end
Finis coronat opus - The ending crowns the work. (Ovid)
finis coronat opus fit via vi flagrante bello flagrante delicto - the end crowns the work a way is made by force in the midst of the war in the heat of the crime
Flagrante delicto - Literally while the crime is blazing. Caught red-handed, in the very act of a crime
flagrante delicto - The very act
flamma fumo est proxima - fire is very close to smoke
Flamma fumo est proxima - Flame follows smoke. (Plautus)
flat justitia ruat coelum - Let justice be done through the heavens fall
flat lux - Let there be light
floreat - Let it flourish
Floreat regina regina - May it flourish. (motto of the City of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada)
Floruit - Flourished
Fluctuat nec mergitur - It is tossed by the waves but it does not sink
Fons et origo - The source and origin
Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit - Perhaps someday we will look back upon these things with joy
Forsan miseros meliora sequentur - For those in misery perhaps better things will follow. (Virgil)
fortasse - Maybe
Fortes et liber - Strong and free. (Alberta)
Fortes fortuna adiuvat - Fortune favors the brave. (Terence)
fortes fortuna iuvat - Fortune favours the brave
Fortes fortuna iuvat - Fortune favours the brave
Fortiter fideliter forsan feliciter - Bravely, faithfully, perhaps successfully
fortiter in re, suaviter in modo - Resolute/unhesitant in action, gentle in manner.
Fortiter in re, suaviter in modo - Resolutely in action, gently in manner. (To do unhesitatingly what must be done but accomplishing it as inoffensively as possible)
Fortitudine vincimus - By endurance we conquer
Fortius quo fidelius - Strength through loyalty
Fortuna amicos parat, inopia amicos probat - The fortune is preparing friends, the abundance is testing them
Fortuna caeca est - Fortune is blind. (Cicero)
Fortuna vitrea est; tum cum splendet frangitur - Fortune is glass; just when it gleams brightest it shatters
Fortunatus sum! Pila mea de gramine horrido modo in pratum lene recta volvit! - Isn't that lucky! My ball just rolled out of the rough and onto the fairway!