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Re: Need a translation Please!
Chivalry does indeed come from French: chevalerie (from which we got
cavalry and chivalry) comes from cheval, or horse.
Brian Elliott wrote:
> I am not any kind of a latin expert. Now that the disclaimer is
> done... >From what I could find on the web at
> http://www.nd.edu/~archives/latgramm.htm. (Also try their English to
> Latin translator.)
> Honor is straight from the latin to mean honor (or honour as it is
> spelled in the old country - England) : )
> honor : honor, esteem, public office.
> honorabilis : respectful.
> Chivalry wasn't found at the above source. Try it in French instead?
> Take your favorite pick for courtesy. I think the one you're looking
> for is liberalitas, but that's just from the definitions provided
> comitas -atis f. [courtesy , friendliness, civility].
> liberalitas -atis f. [courtesy , kindness, generosity].
> officium -i n. [dutiful or respectful action; attendance , service,
> duty; sense of duty, respect, courtesy; submission, allegiance].
> > Can someone out there please translate the following into latin for
> > me?
> > "Honour, Chivalry, Courtesy"
> > Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!
> > -Mordrea-
> See you!-Sir Amalric Blackhart
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