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English to Latin Translation: To see the view, you must make the climb

by Nikki
(Salt Lake City, UT)

I need a simple phrase translated from English to Latin:


"To see the view, you must make the climb."

Can you or someone help?

Thank you!


Hi Nikki,

This kind of translation is always difficult because the word-for-word translation into Latin is not possible. We must express the idea in Latin, not the exact words.

So: in summum tibi ascendendum est ut naturam loci cognoscas.

Translated back into English: You must climb to the top in order to know the terrain/landscape.

Hey, other Latin teachers may have other ideas. Anyone?

Sincerely,

John


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