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    Latin Translation

    I need help with this latin translation.. Veritas Oriundus Aequitas. I believe it means Truth Born (from) Justice. But I would like to know for certain. Anyone?

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    Re: Latin Translation

    Quote Originally Posted by xsoulrckrx View Post
    I need help with this latin translation.. Veritas Oriundus Aequitas. I believe it means Truth Born (from) Justice. But I would like to know for certain. Anyone?
    I've never had Latin, but I would say, Truth springs from justice or Truth is born of justice.

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    Re: Latin Translation

    Quote Originally Posted by xsoulrckrx View Post
    I need help with this latin translation.. Veritas Oriundus Aequitas. I believe it means Truth Born (from) Justice. But I would like to know for certain. Anyone?
    Literally, it means "Truth (it is springing from) Justice." Veritas (truth) and aequitas( justice) are both in the nominative singular (the English equivalent of the subject). The verb 'orientare' is in the gerund form. This construction (with two subjects) does not exist in English, so it should be translated best in paraphrase I believe. I would say 'Justice is the father of Truth'.

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