Porthcawl

Latin

Led by Doug Jones, the group meets on the second and fourth Mondays each month at 10.15am at the RAFA Club. The sessions are alternatively studying the language and using it.

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Some Latin phrases in 'common' usage:

mens sana in corpore sanoa sound mind in a sound body
modus operandimanner of working
modus vivendia way of getting along together
multum in parvomuch in little
nil desperandumnever say die
pari passuat an equal pace
per annumannually
per capitaindividually
per diemdaily
perpetuum-mobile??
per seintrinsically
persona non grataunacceptable person
post mortemafter death
post meridiem; ante meridiemafter and before noon
post scriptumwritten afterwards
prima facieat first sight
quid pro quosomething given in return for something
Quorumenough present for a formal meeting to proceed
sic transit gloria mundiso passes away the glory of the World
sine dieuntil an unspecified date
sine qua nonan indispensable condition
status quoas things are
sub iudicebefore the courts
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Conversational Spanish Conversations
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Exploring Poetry Food in Britain
French Gardening
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Listeners Guide to Music Mah Jong
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Singing for fun Social Cycling
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