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by Eugene Ehrlich

eBook A Dictionary of Latin Tags and Phrases epub
  • ISBN: 0709031459
  • Author: Eugene Ehrlich
  • Genre: Reference
  • Subcategory: Foreign Language Study & Reference
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd (June 30, 1987)
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • ePUB size: 1426 kb
  • FB2 size 1328 kb
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This guide lists 1200 Latin phrases, maxims and proberbs, giving the correct spelling and literal meaning, as well as clarifying how to use the phrase today.

This guide lists 1200 Latin phrases, maxims and proberbs, giving the correct spelling and literal meaning, as well as clarifying how to use the phrase today. Online Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Alibris Indigo Better World Books IndieBound. Paperback, 272 pages.

But the greatest pleasure to be had from the book comes when it is opened at random to reveal the fascinating stories behind many phrases in common usage. Whether you want to check a specific reference or simply browse, this book will prove a welcome source of information and entertainment.

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This compendium of 4, 250 Latin phrases and quotations will clarify previously encountered phrases and introduce a plethora of new ones. It is an easy-to-use source book that bridges the gap between the standard Latin dictionary and the college desk dictionary.

Ehrlich describes many phrases with humour, keeping the style of the book light and approachable - unlike some of those old Catholic brothers who taught you Latin at school. This year's top sellers.

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Items related to A Dictionary of Latin Tags and Phrases . ISBN 13: 9780709031451. For each of the 1,200 phrases, maxims and proverbs listed, this book gives the correct spelling and literal meaning, as well as clarifiying how to use the phrase. The index moves you swiftly and easily from English into the corresponding Latin.

Author: Eugene Ehrlich ISBN 10: 0709031459. Books will be free of page markings. Helps readers in using and understanding the Latin tags commonly employed. Read full description. See details and exclusions. It also reveals the fascinating stories behind many phrases in common usage.

HarperCollins, 1987, Trade Paperback. Publisher's Description. Readers will find over 1000 phrases, sayings, mottoes, and proverbs, translated with examples of usage and fascinating citations and explanations of their first occurrence

Eugene Ehrlich, Nil Desperandum: A Dictionary of Latin Tags and Useful Phrases, BCA 1992, p. 175. ↑ Opinion. Retrieved on 2017-01-14.

Eugene Ehrlich, Nil Desperandum: A Dictionary of Latin Tags and Useful Phrases, BCA 1992, p. William S. Walsh (1892). Handy-Book of Literary Curiosities. Lippincott Co. p. 600. ↑ Writing, Not (2007-01-18).

Don't be intimidated by the likes of lawyers with their in flagrante delicto and caveat emptor; with this highly entertaining ready reference, you can be confident in using and understanding all the Latin tags commonly employed today. You'll learn, for instance, what e pluribus unum really means and why ars gratia artis is the ultimate Hollywood irony. For each of the 1,200 phrases, maxims and proverbs listed, this book gives the correct spelling and literal meaning, as well as clarifiying how to use the phrase. The index moves you swiftly and easily from English into the corresponding Latin. But the greatest pleasure to be had from the book comes when it is opened at random to reveal the fascinating stories behind many phrases in common usage. Whether you want to check a specific reference or simply browse, this book will prove a welcome source of information and entertainment.
Comments: (2)
Lo◘Ve
very useful, I used this in collaboration with the Collins Latin Dictionary plus Grammar. I just wished it was thicker though.
Nto
A wonderful reference book to learn, lookup and educate. The origins of many phrases are well explained.

Ehrlich describes many phrases with humour, keeping the style of the book light and approachable - unlike some of those old Catholic brothers who taught you Latin at school.
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