Latin Terms of Endearment, Etc.
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1) What is the Latin for beekeeper (male)?
2) How would you say "my love" to a man? Other terms of endearment are also of interest!
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A male beekeeper is apiarius
, i.e. the one who keeps the apiary. (apis
A man you love might be carissimus
, but if you are speaking to him directly you must say, carissime
Other terms of endearment may be found at Google Books in a great 1909 public domain text called Latin terms of endearment and of family relationship
. It deals mostly with inscriptions from the ancient Romans themselves to analyze such terms.
Hope this helps, and thanks for asking a Latin teacher.
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