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"Dei nos non rogant."

Translation:The gods do not ask us.

September 26, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greg335711

The mood has shifted a bit from The Ballad of the Drunken Parrot...


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

"Rogare" is really more about prayer and petition, than merely "ask," at least in this context. I would suggest "pray to" or "petition," but I know they won't be accepted.


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

Yes, but "pray" would be ambiguous, with "gods" in the sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dan.C.Lungescu

Why not “gods do not beg us”?


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

To beg = rogare, I think.


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

"Beg & beseech": orare et obsecrare.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HannahCole286414

I KNOW right That was what I Think and I would rather Be In bed right now


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

Dei nos imperant (I suppose!).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christophi911505

¡Quiero estas lecciones de Español, mi lengua segundo! ( I would like these lessons in Spanish, my second language!)


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

"Mi segunda lengua" ;) Yes, I'd also love a latin course from Spanish!! :D


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

RogantRogāre - ( To Ask, Inquire, Request - either from PIE - h₃reǵ- - ( To Right, Straighten, Upright ) a Regō - ( Rule, Govern, Guide, Steer, Manage, Oversee ) doublet or from Procō - Ask, Urge, Demand ) a doublet of Precor & Procus )

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