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Latin phrase

by Rhiane
(Canada)

Dear Latin Teacher,


I'm looking to get a tattoo and was wondering if you would have the translation for 'from struggle I emerge'.
Many thanks!
R

Dear Rhiane,

There's a famous Latin phrase with this basic meaning: luctor et emergo. It means "I struggle and emerge". The verb luctor means literally "I wrestle".

If you want yours to say literally "From Struggle I Emerge", then you might try e laboro emergo.

Hope this helps, and thanks for asking a Latin teacher.

Sincerely,

John

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