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Latin Possessive: My queen, my wife, my love

by Brian

I would like to engrave the Latin equivalent of the phrase "My queen, my wife, my love" on my wife's wedding band and I do not know which form of Meum I should use, Meus or Meu. Using online translations the phrase came out as "meus regina meus uxor meus diligo" could you confirm that as correct? Thanks you.



Hi Brian,

The translator made a few mistakes. Try mea regina, mea uxor, meus amor.

Sincerely,

John

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Why MEUS vs. MEA
by: Tony

Hi John,

Why is My Love meus and the others mea? I'm only asking because I'd like to do the same for a tattoo. Just want to get it right. Thank you.


Hi Tony,

Love is masculine, the others are feminine. Latin nouns come in three genders, and the adjective must agree with the noun it modifies.

Sincerely,

John

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