Latin Phrases and Quotes
Starting with phrase number 101

  1. Ab uno discunt omnes - From one learn all
  2. ab Urbe Condita - a.U.C. - From the founding of the city (To count years since the foundation of Rome - 753 AC - Abbreviated as a.U.C.)
  3. Ab utraque parte - Of both parties (Legal Term - Gai Institutiones - Common property e.g. an island in the middle a river is the common property of the proprietors on both banks)
  4. Abbas Suburranus - A Suburran Abbot (Pope Anastasius IV (1153-1154) motto, according to St. Malachy prophecies - He was born near a local named Suburra)
  5. Aberratio ictus - Mistake in the blow (Legal term that refers in an error where the wrong person gets hurt, e.g. to shot against one person and kill someone else)
  6. Abeunt studia in mores - Practices passionately pursued become habits (Ovid - Heroides Libri XV)
  7. Abiit, excessit, evasit, erupit - He departed, he withdrew, he strode off, he broke forth (Cicero - Oratio In Catilinam II)
  8. Ablata causa tollitur effectus - If the cause is taken away, its effect will disappear (Medical Maxim)
  9. Abrenuntio - I Renounce (Ecclesiastical term)
  10. Abscedo turpis Diabolus pario - Go away you unclean spawn of Satan
  11. Absentes Tinnitu aurium praesentire sermones de se, receptum est - It is generally admitted that those absent are warned by a ringing in the ears (Pliny the Elder - Naturalis Historia)
  12. Absentis est quos non anhelo - The dead do not breathe
  13. Absit - God save me (Ecclesiastical term)
  14. Absolutio ad cautelam - Absolution due to doubt (Ecclesiastical term - Canon Law - When a priest is excommunicated and appeals, he needs to obtain a Ad cautelam to continue to celebrate mass)
  15. Abusus non est usus, sed corruptela - Abuse is not use, it is corruption (Legal term)
  16. Abusus non tollit usum - The abuse does invalidate the use (Legal term - Abuses shall not prevent to use something correctly)
  17. Abyssus abyssum vocat in voce - Deep calleth on deep (Vulgate - Psalm 41, 8)
  18. Accedant - Enter (Ceremonial term)
  19. Accedite candidatos - Candidates set forward (Ceremonial term)
  20. Accesit - Honorable Mention (Academic term - Lower price given in scientific, literary or artistic work)
  21. Accesorium non ducit, sed sequitur suum principale - The accessory does not lead, they follow the fortunes of the principal (Legal term)
  22. Accipe quod tuum, alterique da suum - Take what is yours, leave theirs to them
  23. Accipere quam facere praestat iniuriam - It is better to be the subject of injustice than to commit it
  24. Accoliti surgant - Rise the acolytes (Ceremonial term)
  25. Acerba semper et immatura mors eorum qui inmortale aliquid parant - The death of those who prepare something immortal is always hard and premature (Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Epistue 5, 5, 4)
  26. Acetum habet in pectore - Has vinegar in the chest (Erasmus Adagia II 3.52)
  27. Acta Apostolicae Sedis - The works of the Apostolic See (Ecclesiastical term - Official periodical publication from the Vatican)
  28. Acta diuturna populi Romani - The daily works of the Roman people (A chronical)
  29. Acta Editorum - Published Work
  30. Acta Eruditorum - Works of the scholar
  31. Acta est fabula, plaudite! - The play is over, applaud! (The last words of Caesar Augustus) )
  32. Acta non verba - Action, not words
  33. Acta publica probanti se ipsa - Public Works are prove in and of themselves
  34. Acta sanctorum - Deeds of the saint
  35. Acti labores iucundi - The pleasure of finished work (Satisfaction that is experience when one finishes something)
  36. Actio damni infecti - Action for damages and infections (Legal term - e.g. Restitution for cattle grazing on the plaintiff's land)
  37. Actio de in rem verso - Enrichment without cause (Legal term)
  38. Actio de partu agnoscendo - Action of recognition of the child (Legal term)
  39. Actio est ius persequendi in iudicio, quod sibi debetur - Action is the right to obtain what it is due by the process of law (Legal term - Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus Instituta, libri 1, 6)
  40. Actio illicita in causa - Action illicitly planned (Legal term - compare with Actio libera in causa)
  41. Actio in personam - Personal action (Legal term)
  42. Actio in rem scripta - Real action (Legal term)
  43. Actio libera in causa - Action free in its cause (Legal term - compare with Actio illicita in causa)
  44. Actio Redhibitoria - Action to rescind a sale (Legal term)
  45. Actio semel extincta non reviviscit - Extinguished action does not revive (Legal term)
  46. Actiones non natae non praescribunt - Actions that have not been born, are not prescribed (Legal term)
  47. Activa tantum - Active construction (Grammartical term - Verbs that only have an active voice)
  48. Actor incumbit probatio, reus excipiendo fit actor - The plaintiff must provide proof of the facts alleged, the defendant the exceptions presented (Legal term)
  49. Actore non probante, reus absolvitur - When the plaintiff does not prove his case, the defendant is absolved (Legal term)
  50. Actori incumbis onus probandi - The plaintiff must prove the case (Legal term)
  51. Actus me invito pactus, non es meus actus - What I did against my will is not my fault (Legal term)
  52. Actus mortis - Moment of death (Also refers to "fake death" and hypnosis)
  53. Actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea - The act does not make a person guilty unless the mind is also guilty (Legal term)
  54. Acu traiectatur duo lina ducente - Thread the needle with two threads
  55. Acuti morbi in quattuordecim diebus iudicantur - Acute illnesses are resolved in fourteen days (Medical Maxim - Hippocrates)
  56. Ad acta - To the archives (Legal term - abbreviated as AA)
  57. Ad acta atra peracta sunt facta atta patrata - For dark acts are prepared dark jails (Legal term in reference to serious crimes)
  58. Ad altare Dei - To the altar of God (Ecclesiastical term)
  59. Ad Altiora, et meliora, semper - Always the highest and the best
  60. Ad altiora tendimus - We hung high (Motto of Superior National Institute faculty in Modern Languages "Juan Ramon Fernandez" in Argentina)
  61. Ad Amphitruo - The Host (Title of a book by Plautus)
  62. Ad aperturam libri - To the open book
  63. Ad aras - To the end
  64. Ad Astra per alas Gryps - To the stars on Gryphon's wings ( Thank you: CAPT(sg) D. )
  65. Ad astra per aspera - To the stars, the hard way (Apollo Motto - missions to the moon)
  66. Ad audiendas confessiones - Confessions in front of the audience (Ecclesiastical term - Test given to a seminarian or transitional deacon who is completing his theological studies)
  67. Ad augusta per angusta - To high places by narrow roads
  68. Ad auxilium vocatus - The one called to help (Legal term - ad-vocatus = lawyer)
  69. Ad avizandum - To further consider ( The term employed when a Scottish Court takes further time for the consideration of a cause, instead of pronouncing an immediate decision upon it. The Court is said to ‘take the case ad avizandum’ or to ‘make avizandum of the case’”. This Latinate word is one of the many Scottish legal terms that is not heard in English Courts - Thank you: Alasdair Rankin )
  70. Ad bene placitum - For good pleasure
  71. Ad bona - For the good (Legal term - Used in the frase "curator ad bona" in reference to the guardian of estate of minor)
  72. Ad calendas graecas / Ad kalendas graecas - At the Greek Kalendas (Never!! The greeks did not mark time in Kalendas)
  73. Ad captandum vulgus - To capture the people (Political term - Appeal to the masses - To win over the crowds)
  74. Ad cautelam - As a precaution (Legal term - Refers to a docuement that is not necessary, but it is filed just in case)
  75. Ad clerum - To the clergy (Ecclesiastical term)
  76. Ad curram et communico - To care is to share (The St Patrick's School Military Band's motto translated into latin)
  77. Ad effectum vivendi et probandi - To the effect of being seen and proven (Legal term)
  78. Ad ephesios - To the Ephesians (One of the books in the Vulgate - It also refers to words to the wind, or to speak without being listen to)
  79. Ad ephesios - To the Ephisians (Vulgate - Letter to Paul to the inhabitants of Ephesus, where he encourages them to banish falsehood and to behave as wise men)
  80. Ad eundem gradum - Admitted to the same degree (Academic term - Where one university admits at the same level as he/she achieved in another)
  81. Ad eundum quo nemo ante iit - To boldly go where no man has gone before (Latin translation of Star Trek's motto)
  82. Ad finem - To the end
  83. Ad futuram rei memoriam - For the future memory of this matte
  84. Ad gloriam - For glory
  85. Ad hic - In this place
  86. Ad hoc - For the immediate purpose (Legal term - It is used to described something that was meant for one purpose, but it is used for another. For example, a knife could be used "ad hoc" as a screwdriver. It could also mean the opposite. For example, a law was passed "ad hoc" to help the victims of a disaster)
  87. Ad hominem - To the man (Diplomatic and Legal term - Attack against the man instead of the facts. An “argument ad hominem” tries to discredit the man, instead of his arguments)
  88. Ad hominen tu quoque - Directed to the man, you too (Legal term - You too fallacy - Two wrongs make a right - Argumentum ad hominem that consists of defending oneself by accusing the accuser of the same crime)
  89. Ad Honorem - In honor of (Epigraphy abbreviated as AH)
  90. Ad idem - Of the same (Legal term - Meeting of the minds - Both parties of the contract understand and accept the terms)
  91. Ad Iesum Per Mariam - To Jesus by Mary (Ecclesiastical term)
  92. Ad illic - In that place (Legal term)
  93. Ad impossibilia nemo tenetur - No one is obligated to perform the impossible (Legal term)
  94. Ad inferos - From the dead (Ecclesiastical term)
  95. Ad infinitum - To infinity (Mathematical term - process or operation is to be carried out endlessly)
  96. Ad infra - From below
  97. Ad inquirendum - To the inquiry (Legal term - Court mandate inquiry of anything related to the case)
  98. Ad interim - In the meantime (Temporarily - Abbreviated as a.i.)
  99. Ad invicem - Reciprocal
  100. Ad iuditium - From judgement (Legal term)

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