Reply Sun 15 Mar, 2015 09:44 pm
Hello all,
I have a sentence which I am having some trouble fully translating.
Sentence: Veritas non metu gravi iam liberabit quo die territi sumus.

I can piece together the sense of the sentence, but not an accurate enough translation.
The "quo die territi" is particularly throwing me off.

Anyone?
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George
 
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Reply Mon 16 Mar, 2015 06:40 am
@kaibil234,
Perhaps this should actually read:

Veritas nos metu gravi iam liberabit quo diu territi sumus.

If so, the translation is:

The truth will soon free us from the grim dread which we have long feared.
kaibil234
 
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Reply Mon 16 Mar, 2015 06:36 pm
@George,
Oh so "territi" is in the perfect tense? and thanks, btw.
George
 
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Reply Tue 17 Mar, 2015 07:40 am
@kaibil234,
Yes, territi sumus is the passive indicative perfect 1st person plural of terreo.
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selectmytutor
 
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Reply Thu 28 May, 2015 07:14 am
@kaibil234,
Truth is not terrified by grave fear, we are already the day on which he will deliver .
George
 
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Reply Thu 28 May, 2015 11:54 am
@selectmytutor,
That makes no sense.
jespah
 
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Reply Thu 28 May, 2015 12:00 pm
@George,
Nothing that poster says does.


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