Translation of Latin in Spanish:

Latin

latino, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈlatɪn//ˈlætn/

adjective

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    Linguistics
    latino
    • Roman contributions to Portugal included roads, buildings, and the Latin language, from which Portuguese developed.
    • He and the other boys were obliged to learn Latin declensions parrot fashion, to sing God Save the King, and to follow the intricacies of British, rather than Barbadian, history.
    • Any school crest that looks remotely ‘heraldic’ (with a Latin motto, for instance) and is not registered risks the wrath of the Lyon Court.
    • Both words enclose the word ‘pinion’ which derives quite separately from the Latin word ‘penna’ - wings.
    • A leading Yorkshire independent school is dropping its Latin motto and centuries-old crest in favour of a multi-coloured star in a move that has angered traditionalists.
    • Although so little of his work has survived, it is clear that Philitas' influence on Hellenistic and Latin poetry was very great.
    • Other times they're forced out, as the ancient Etruscan language was when Latin speakers overran the Italian peninsula.
    • Well educated, he had access to Italian, French and Latin literature but chose to translate into verse the common spoken language that surrounded him on London streets.
    • As they say in Latin quarters, ‘Sic transit gloria mundi.’
    • The Latin word pontifex means bridge-builder, and by virtue of having survived some 2500 years, the title bridges the gap between pagan and Christian Rome.
    • Denigrate comes from the Latin root ‘niger’ meaning black.
    • A close friend of Erasmus and gifted student of law and Greek, More translated Lucian and wrote English and Latin poetry.
    • I spent, for reasons that need not concern us here, much of last night reading some of my favourite Latin poetry.
    • Faith is the opposite of science or its Latin root, ‘knowledge.’
    • Horace, on the other hand, can be said to represent the more innovative vein of Latin poetry, a vein that looked towards the Alexandrian poets as models and predecessors.
    • Most of the pieces on this program are conductus (this Latin word is a noun of the fourth declension, so the plural form in the nominative case is the same as the singular).
    • The machine is, however, capable of absorbing programs in any other language written in Latin characters.
    • His poems written in Latin hexameter followed the classical models of poetry.
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    (peoples/temperament) latino
    • She took home the Grammy, of course, then played up her Latin roots in a Spanish-version of her hit record, then followed that up with a Christmas album that still sold well.
    • Spanish subtitles are included, so viewers of Latin extraction can feel demeaned in two languages.
    • We loved the food, the Latin atmosphere and the authentic Spanish waiters.
    • My father is Portuguese, his team is Benfica, and he loves Latin football; my mother is Spanish.
    • At the last tutorial, Sue informed me that it was time I stop speaking Spanish like a Latin Tarzan and get cracking on my conjugations.
    • The franchise will adopt a Latin flavour, aligning itself with Spanish clubs.
    • At the back, my Latin American neighbours are in conversation in Latin Spanish.
    • There is a bilingual book of the Gospels, c.1300, which may have been produced to help the Latin bride of a Byzantine emperor learn Greek.
    • ‘Well it's the Latin temperament,’ he answers quickly.
    • The Latin beauty has developed a love of cleaning and now can't stand messy rooms
    • The station was soon beaming out music to 22 Latin countries.
    • She teaches and publishes on Spanish, Latin American. and Chicano/a art.
    • Despite the fact that the two actresses often seem to compete for the role of Hollywood's leading Latin lady, the one positively sought out the other from early on.
    • The choleric Latin temper of that era and Shakespeare's 16th Century Italian world are seemingly similar with blood feuds, tight pants and hot blood galore!
    • Despite the 12 months of sun and heavenly food, I knew I couldn't settle forever: Latin man was on every street corner, in every train carriage, waiting on every table.

noun

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    (language)
    latín masculine
    classical/vulgar Latin latín clásico/vulgar
    • This is reflected in the Roman language of Latin where 23 is spoken as ‘tres et viginti’ which translates as ‘three and twenty’.
    • The Celtic sources are a few burials, some numismatic evidence, infrequent inscriptions and figurines, and Celtic loan words in Latin.
    • Books were also very costly and were mostly written in Latin, an unfamiliar language to the common people.
    • The Canon was one of 80 Arabic texts translated into Latin in Toledo in the 12th century by Gerard of Cremona.
    • Under the Hapsburgs, urban Croats spoke German, and Latin was the official language of government.
    • The majority could not understand Latin, the language of the Church.
    • He did, however, broaden the curriculum of seminaries and prescribe Russian instead of Latin as the language of instruction.
    • A common Christendom under the Pope, and the universal language of Latin, provided a form of European community long before that of the 20th century.
    • In the areas once part of the Roman empire, Latin was effectively the vernacular and it gradually evolved into the various Romance languages of western Europe.
    • He worked to restore classical Latin as the language of scholarship and literature.
    • The grammar of ‘Grammar Schools’ was Latin grammar, and the use of Latin continued at the ancient universities.
    • She could speak French, Latin, Spanish and some Ancient Greek.
    • By contrast, Latin, the language of learned literacy, was shared throughout the islands, in greater or lesser degrees of competence, and did not define distinctive ethnic identities.
    • From this time on, English replaced French as the official language of the country and many works were translated from Latin and French into the vernacular.
    • This represents only one of the aspects of the ecclesiastical monopoly over written culture and Latin, the only language that could be used for writing.
    • The vast majority of these slaves spoke little or no Latin, the institutional language of Roman government.
    • In the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, Latin was still the international language of scholarship.
    • Their first task was to be able to use language as a precise instrument of learning and that language was Latin.
    • These were written in Anglo-Saxon, the spoken tongue, rather than Latin which was the language of the church.
    • Later on the bible was translated into different languages including Syriac, Latin, and Coptic (a late form of Egyptian).
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    (person)
    latino masculine
    latina feminine
    • When I started break dancing, I never thought I was an interloper because the guys I was dancing with were Latin, black, and white.