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"The priest can sacrifice on the altar."

Translation:Sacerdos in ara sacrificare potest.

December 12, 2019

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Sacerdōs From sacer (“sacred, holy”) plus an affix derived from the PIE root dʰeh₁- (“to do”)

āra altar, sanctuary, refuge • From āsa, ultimately from PIE h₂eHs- to be/become dry, to burn, to glow, hearth, ashes

Sacrificāre from sacer (“sacred”) +‎ -ficō (“I do, make”)

potest is able (to), can

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