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Subject:Translation help
Time:10:56 pm
salvete omnes, here in Canada we have this incredibly ridiculous saying that is driving me nuts. So I was wondering what the Latin translation would be. The phrase is " it is what it is" most people in the office think I am odd so I thought why not use the same phrase in Latin. My translation would be EST QUID EST, any thougths?
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dlook
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Time:2013-05-29 07:08 am (UTC)
"id est quod est" looks much better.
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eaquaelegit
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Time:2013-05-29 08:00 am (UTC)
That's what I was going to suggest. You can't use quid anyway, as it's an interrogative.
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iiiskaaa
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Time:2013-05-29 03:35 pm (UTC)
I wonder if dropping one of the verbs and just using "id quod est" would work. It seems a little less clunky.
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