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Definition of Latin

Latin

  1. Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or composed in, the language used by the Romans or Latins; as, a Latin grammar; a Latin composition or idiom.
  3. A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
  4. The language of the ancient Romans.
  5. An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin.
  6. A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
  7. To write or speak in Latin; to turn or render into Latin.

Latin Quotations

At 20, I realized that I could not possibly adjust to a feminine role as conceived by my father and asked him permission to engage in a professional career. In eight months I filled my gaps in Latin, Greek and mathematics, graduated from high school, and entered medical school in Turin.
Rita Levi-Montalcini

It's certainly true that I was brought up in that British amateur tradition, the one which always held that if you were reasonably good at cricket, knew one or two Latin texts and a few zingy Oscar Wilde quotes for dinner parties, you were pretty much ready to go and run some outpost in Hindustan.
Damian Lewis

They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?
Fidel Castro

English language is the most universal language in history, way more than the Latin of Julius Caesar. It's the most punderful language because its vocabulary has a certain critical mass that makes a lingo good for punning.
Richard Lederer

That which I have set out in Latin is not my words but the words of God and of apostles and prophets, who of course have never lied. He who believes shall be saved, but he who does not believe shall be damned. God has spoken.
Saint Patrick
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Latin Translations

latin in Afrikaans is Latyns, Latyn
latin in Dutch is Latijns
latin in French is latine
latin in Norwegian is Latinsk
latin in Swedish is latin
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