"Comes perfidus non pugnat."

Translation:The deceitful comrade does not fight.

September 3, 2019

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/David897114

Perfidus needs many more acceptable English translations, including faithless.

September 3, 2019

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

Agreed. Same with "comrade". It's hard to imagine an English speaker producing the phrase, "The deceitful comrade..." in normal speech. (Maybe as the title of a Sherlock Holmes fan-fic?")

Maybe "treacherous ally" or "fair-weather friend" or something?

September 4, 2019

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

I put "faithless friend." I think a variety of translations are in order.

September 10, 2019
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