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"Minerva bellum gerit."

Translation:Minerva wages war.

September 26, 2019

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

I always think of Prof. McGonagall when I see the name of the wise goddess.


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

Would the literal translation be something like "minerva wears a weapon"?


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

"Minerva carries war" probably


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

Minerva carries out war. (or conduct are synonyms for wage)

Carry out is literally what German does. Minerva trägt einen Krieg aus. (although I guess Minerva führt (einen) Krieg would be the more usual wording)

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