Latin Phrases


Amor vincit omnia --> Love conquers all
Caveat emptor --> Let the buyer beware
Deus ex machina --> A god from a machine
Dies irae --> Day of Wrath
Ecce homo --> Behold [the] man
Fama est --> Rumour has it
Festina lenta --> Hurry slowly
Hannibal ante portas --> Hannibal before the gates
Iesu Nazareum resurrectum ixit --> Jesus the Nazarene is resurrected
Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum (INRI) --> Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews
In vino veritas --> In wine [there is] truth
Mens sana in corpore sano --> A sound mind in a sound body
Navigare necesse est vivere non est necesse --> To sail is necessary; to live is not necessary
Nomen nescio (N.N.) --> I do not know the name
Pater Noster qui es in Caelis --> Our Father in heaven
Pax Romana --> Roman Peace
Pax vobiscum --> Peace [be] with you
Quo vadis, Domine? --> Where are you going, Lord?
Sic transit gloria mundi --> Thus passes the glory of the world
Sua sponte --> Of his, her, its or their own accord
Sursum corda --> Lift up your hearts
Veni vidi vici --> I came, I saw, I conquered