Do You Know These Latin Phrases?
While Latin is considered a dead language, not in use in any real capacity, it's still considered by many to be one of the most beautiful and even philosophical languages ever spoken. Indeed, many phrases are still used today, because they are just so elegant and lovely to hear.
Where Did These English Words Come From?
From the Latin word for Belly. Latin Old French Germanic Hindi From what language does this English word originate from? From the Hindi word 'Chita' - Variegated (exhibiting different colors). Latin Finnish Greek Hindi From what language does this English word originate from?
Where Should You Go for Inspiration?
Far from Europe, the central hub for arts in Latin America, Buenos Aires, is bound to completely blow you away. Gritty, vibrant and lively, this city is a theater and arts hotspot, simply bursting with creativity that will inspire anyone looking for a new spring in their step.
Can You Sort Out These Greek Roots?
English is a language that has borrowed heavily from other languages, such as Latin, German and Old French. So it is of little surprise that Greek also plays its fair share. Do you know what these Greek roots in English originally meant?
Can You Identify the Language From a Lone Sentence?
Spanish Portuguese Italian Latin Choose the language you think the sentence is in. Italian Spanish Portuguese Dutch Choose the language you think the sentence is in. Russian Ukrainian Latin Latvian Choose the language you think the sentence is in.
How Much Do You Know About Christmas? Find Out Here!
Spanish Italian Greek Latin Where will you find Lapland? Finland Iceland Antarctica Siberia Bah Humbug! Bah Humbug! It seems like you're not the most enthusiastic persons when it comes to Christmas!
Can You Solve 15 General Knowledge Questions?
The 3 graces (sometimes there are 7) are goddesses who represented the more intellectual pleasures of life Aglaia, Euphrostne and Thalia Aglaia, Hecata and Hera Aglaia, Euphrostne and Cassandra Briseis, Hecata and Cassandra What is the Latin word for “seasickness”, now commonly used to describe any feeling
Take Our International Women's Day Quiz!
Latin Greek Old French Germanic Golda Meir was the first (and last) female prime minister of which country? Golda Meir was voted into office on March 17th, 1969 Israel Spain Estonia Norway Jane Goodall is a scientist who became famous for her work with...
Biology: What Do You Know About Viruses?
True False The word VIRUS comes from the Latin word for... It also means slimy liquid Invisible animal Poison Intruder Enemy Are viruses alive?
English Quiz: Complete the Proverb!
"Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat." was the original phrase in latin. "...the bold." "...the brave." "...the poor." "...the pure." "A drowning man..."
Can You Guess What These Words Used to Mean?
Aficionado has the common latin root with the word ‘affection’ and it comes from Spanish. So, it was first used to refer to those who like bullfighting. Centuries later, this word shifted to meaning an expert, how nice and optimistic!
What’s the REAL Meaning of Easter?
It was written in three different languages according to John 19:20; Hebrew, Greek and Latin (INRI). Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews Ecce Homo Behold, the sinner Jesus of Nazareth hath a devil Which of these statements did Jesus not make while on the cross?
The Ultimate New Testament Brain Teasers
Greek Hebrew Latin Aramaic Jesus gave to Simon the nickname Peter (or Cephas). What does Peter mean? Jesus said to Simon (Matt. 16:18): “That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”
Are You Good At Phrases? Find Out In This Quiz
This phrase has been attributed to the great Benjamin Franklin, who some believe to have translated the phrase from the Latin: ‘qui cum canibus concumbunt cum pulicibus surgent’. Many believe Seneca wrote the original, but there is no positive evidence of this.
Phrases Are Everywhere, But How Many Do You Know?
You Lose You're Out: General Trivia Edition!
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