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"We do not love dirty apartment buildings."

Translation:Insulas sordidas non amamus.

November 25, 2019

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īnsulās īnsula īnsulae Island, residential or apartment block (usually for the lower class), tenement, apartment building

Sordida dirty, filthy, foul, (figurative) mean, base, despised, slighted, held of no account • From sordeō +‎ -idus. • Sordeō From PIE *swerd- (“dirty, dark, black”). Cognate to German schwarz, Dutch zwart, English and West Frisian swart, Danish sortSwarthy • Alteration of Swarty, from Swart +‎ -y, from Old English Sweart (“black”).

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