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  1. JKing

    JKing New Member

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    Need Help With Latin

    Discussion in 'Research' started by JKing, Aug 3, 2009.

    Any Latin language experts out there? I'm trying to title a song I wrote (and add a lyric), but I want to be at least somewhat accurate. The phrase I want to use is something like "Rest in Peace" "Calling All Souls" "Rest for the Soul" or "Rest your Soul". I've already written down Requiem Pro Animus as a rough translation for the last two ideas, but I'm sure it's not that easy. I'm open to artistic license with the title (if it doesn't completely translate correctly), but I don't want to offend those who have actually studied Latin. Thanks for the help.

    P.S. I couldn't post this in the song lyric section - not enough credits.
     
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    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Requiescat in Pace is Rest in peace
    Pax Animum would be Peace of the Soul
    Requiem pro Animus would be Rest for the Soul
     
  3. JKing

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    I haven't been able to check this thread since I last posted :(

    Thanks for the info. How would Requiem In Pace sound? Again, I'd be using artistic lisence and Requiem is a syllable shorter and is a better fit for my song than Requiescat.
     
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    My Latin studies are fading into antiquity themselves but if I remember correctly, the 'pace' is pronounced 'pachay'.
     

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