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"Nimis male olet."

Translation:It smells too bad.

September 25, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pye20

It, this, that - is [ too bad - tough luck, unfortunate, regrettable ]

It stinks too bad.
It stinks too much.
It reeks too bad.

In the context of food there is very little grey area; the food either smells fresh, good, O.K., unspoiled; • bad or spoiled.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Septimus734191

Would "It smells so bad" be correct Latin? It is much better English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/7ga4Ktv4

that would be tam male olet or something like that (maybe the tam becomes something different in this case don't know i just had tam once in the sentence before this one, the same as spanish tan). nimis means too much.

EDIT: yes it's tam male olet. i just got that sentence 2 sentences after this one.


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

Stercus tam sordidus tam male olet et nimis male olet.

= Tam et nimis male olet?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Septimus734191

This results in a strange English sentence.

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