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"Iuppiter hurls very many spears."

Translation:Iuppiter plurimas hastas contorquet.

January 7, 2020

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

Surely one can translate Iuppiter as Jupiter. Duo doesn't seem to think so - he marked me wrong!


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

Report this one, then -- I've normally been able to use Iuppiter and Jupiter interchangeably, at least in the English translations.


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

Oh, it just occurred to me: this looks like an English-to-Latin translation. You normally can't use anglicized spellings like "Jupiter" in the Latin translations, just as you can't change "Stephanus" to "Stephen" and expect it to work.

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