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"Sacerdos perfidus sacrificare potest."

Translation:The deceitful priest can sacrifice.

September 2, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JBC2018

Perhaps synonyms like «perfidious» priest, or «treacherous», etc., could be accepted ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MartinCoatesIV

"Perfidus" more accurately translates as "unfaithful" which is a synonym with "deceitful".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClaireJ614401

Perfidus (I believe) stems from perfidia, -ae, f. which means “treachery”, so would it not be a “treacherous/unfaithful priest”?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Origin5world5_

Is sacerdos a Christian priest, or a priest of their Roman religion? And can it be used for comparable religious functions like the person leading the prayer in the synagoge or the mosque?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DonaldYTKA

But if he can sacrifice, he is good, he is not deceitful?

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