1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Latin
  4. >
  5. "Rains descend from the sky."

"Rains descend from the sky."

Translation:Imbres de caelo descendunt.

December 24, 2019



ImbrēsImber ( rain, a storm, (poetic) a stormcloud )

CaelōCaelum ( vault of heaven, sky, atmosphere, climate, weather ) •


"Rains" fall from the sky. The plural of rain in English sounds wrong to me. However, I'm German and not a native speaker. This seems to me like a technical translation, that is structurally equivalent but not idiomatically correct.

Learn Latin in just 5 minutes a day. For free.