Latin Translation: MARVIN Riddle
Dear Latin Teacher,
I was given a riddle to solve and I'm stumped. I was asked to look within my first name to understand something but the letters were mixed up.
Is now this: nam vir
And then finally this: "avi"
I don't know what that means..."avi" ???
or is it "via" or "iav" ???
Not sure what to make of the whole riddle. Nam vir
means "for a man" or "because a man", and avi
may mean either "of a grandfather", if it is from avus
or "to/for a bird", if it is from avis
Not much help, unless you can help clarify what kind of riddle this is. Why are only three letters used in the second word?
If it is via
, that means "road" or "way".
Hope this helps, and thanks for asking a Latin teacher.
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