Funny Latin Phrases


A

A cane non magno saepe tenetur aper = A boar is often held by a not large dog.

Ad eundum quo nemo ante iit = To boldly go where no man has gone before.

Aio, quantitas magna frumentorum est = Yes, that is a vary large amount of corn.

(At a barbeque)
Animadvertisine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri? = Ever noticed how wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?
 
Antiquis temporibus, nati tibi similes in rupibus vntosissimis exponebantur ad necem = In the good old days, children like you were left to perish on windswept crags.

Anulos qui animum ostendunt omnes gestemus! = Let's all wear mood rings!

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B

Braccae illae virides cum subucula rosea et tunica Caledonia-quam elenganter concinnatur! = Those green pants go so well with that pink shirt and the plaid jacket.

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C

Caesar si viveret, ad remum dareris= If Caesar were alive, you'd be chained to an oar.

Calvo turpuis est nihil comato= Nothing is uglier than a bald man with hair.

Canis meus id comedit = My dog ate it.

Catapultam habeo. isi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane = I have a catapult.
Give me all the money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head.

Caterva carissima mea est Cimictus= My favorite group is the Beatles.

Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis = I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.

Cogito, ergo doleo = I think, therefore I am depressed.

Colossus magnitudinem suam servabit etiam si steterit in pueto = A giant will keep his size even though he will have stood in a well.

Credo nos in fluctu eodem esse= I think we're on the same wavelength.

Credo quia absurdum est = I believe it because it is unreasonable.

Cum catapulatae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt = When catapults are outlawed, only outlaws will have catapults.

Curta suppelex = Scanty furniture.

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D

Demum, veniunt porci = At last, here come the pigs.

Die dulci fruere = Have a nice day.
 
Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit!= God, look at the time! My wife will kill me!

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E

Estne volumen in toga, an solum tibi libet me videre? = Is that a scroll in your toga, or are you just happy to see me?

Etiam capillus unus habet umbram= Enen one hair has a shadow.

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F

Fac me cocleario vomere = Gag me with a spoon!

Fac ut gaudeam = Make my day.

Fac ut vivas = Get a life.

Feles mala! Cur cista non uteris? Stramentum novum in ea pousi = Bad kitty! Why don't you use the cat box? I put new litter in it.

Fornulum pani lolo = I don't want a toaster.

Frena pro feris teneo = I brake for animals.

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H

Habetis bona deum! = Have a nice day!

Hocine bibo aut in eum digitos insero?= Do I drink this or stick my fingers in it?

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I

Illud iterum dicere potes! = You can say that again.

Illiud Latine dici non potest = You can't say that in latin.

Imus ad magum Ozi videndum, magum Ozi mirum mirissimum = We are going to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz.

Insula Gilligans = Gilligan's Island.

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L

Labra lege = Read my lips.

Laborare non amo = I do not like to work.

Lege atque lacrima = Read'em and weep.

Lex clavatatoris designati rescindenda est = The designated hitter rule has to go.

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M

Macdonaldus Senex fundum habuit. E-I-E-I-O. Et in hot fundo nonnullas boves domesticas habuitt. E-I-E-O. Cum moo moo hic, et cum moo moo ibi. Hic una moo, ibi una moo, ubique una moo moo. acdonaldus Senex fundum habuit. E-I-E-I-O = Old MacDonald had a farm. And on this farm he had some cows. EM-I-E-I-O. With a moo here, and a moo moo here. Here a moo, there a moo, everywhere a moo. Old MacDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.

Magister Mundi sum! = I am the master of universe!

Magnu frater spectat te... = Big Brother is watching you.

Me dilectissima! = My favorite!

Mellita, domi adsum = Honey, I'm home.

Mihi ignosce. Cum homine de cane debeo congredi = Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog.

Monstra mihi pecuniam! = Show me the money!

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N

Ne auderis delere orbem rigidum meum! = Don't you dare erase my hard disk!

Neutiquam erro = I am not lost.

Nihil est- in vita priore ego imperator Romanus fui = That's nothing- in a previous life I was a Roman Emperor.

Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione= I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult.

Noli me vocare, ego te vocabo = Don't call me, I'll call you.

Noli habere bovis, vir = Don't have a cow, man!

Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat = It's not the heat, it's the humidity.

Non curo. Si metrum non habet, non est poema = I don't care. If it doesn't rhyme, it isn't a poem.

Non possum credere me totum edisse= I can't believe I ate the whole thing.

Non plaudite. Modo pecuniam jacite= Don't applaud. Just throw money.

Non sum pisces = I am not a fish.

Noster populus facit discrepantiam= Our people make the difference.

Nullo modo = No way.

Nullo metro compositum est = It doesn't rhyme.

Nunc prehende uxore meam...sis!= Take my wife....please!

Nupperime de Gallia huc volavi! Mehercule, bracchia mea defatiga sunt! = I fust flew in from Gaul, and boy, are my arms tired!

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O

Oblitus sum perpolire clepsydras!= I forgot to polish the clocks!

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P

Parve leves capiunt animos = Small things effect light minds.

Peregrinus, expectavi pedes meos in cybalis = A foreigner, I expected to be shod in cymbals.

Peruniunt montes, et mus ridiculus nascitur = Mountains are in labor, and a ridiculous mouse is born.

Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis= You do not know the power of the dark side.

Prahende uxorem meam, sis! = Take my wife, please!
 
Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum= Garbage in, garbage out.

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Q

Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari? = How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Quisque comodeus est = Everybody is a comedian.

Quo signo nata es? = What's your sign?

Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri?= How do you get your hair to do that?

Quone modo nunc, fulve bos? How now, brown cow?

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R

Radix lecti = Couch potato.

Rara avis = Rare bird.

Raptus regaliter = Royally screwed.

Re vera, potas bene = Say, you sure are drinking a lot.

Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem!= Stand aside plebians! I am on imperial business.

Romani quidem artem amatoriam invenerunt= You know, the Romans invented the art of love.

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S

Salve, Brute! Crepidas meas per clavos ad solum adfixinte? = Hey, Brutus! Did you nail my sandals to the floor?

Semper ubi sub ubi = Always wear underwear.

Semper ubi ubi in caput tuum = Always wear underwear on your head.

Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare = I think some people in togas are plotting against me.
 
Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare = I think some people in togas are plotting against me.
 
Si hoc non legere potes, tu asinus es = If you are not able to read this, you are an ass.

Si hoc signum legere potes, operis boni in rebus Latinus alacribus et fructuosis potiri potes! = If you can read this sign, you can get a good job in the fast-paced, high-paying world of Latin!

Sic faciunt omnes = Everyone is doing it.
 
Sit vis nobiscum = May the force be with you.

Sona si Latine loqueris = Honk if you speak Latin.

Spero nos familiares mansuros = I hope we'll still be friends.

Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua= The only good language is a dead language.

Solum potestis prohibere ignes silvarum= Only you can prevent forest fires.

Stultus est sicut stultus facit= Stupid is as stupid does.

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 T

Tam exanimis quam tunica nehru fio= I am as dead as the nehru jacket.

Tauri in decurso = Bulls on parade.

Te audire no possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure = I can't hear you. I have a banana in my ear.

Te precor dulcissime supplex! = Pretty please with a cherry on top!

Totum dependeat = Let it all hang out.

Tua mater tam antiqua ut linguam latinam loquatur = Your mother is so old, she speaks Latin.
 
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U

Ut si! = As if!

Utinam barbari saptium proprium tuum invadant! = May barbarians invade your personal space!

Utinam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant! = May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy!

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V
 
Vacca foeda = Stupid cow.

Vae! = Damn.

Vah! Denuone Latine loquebar? Me ineptum. Interdum modo elabitur = Oh! Was I speaking Latin again? Silly me. Sometimes it just sort of slips out.

Vescere bracis meis = Eat my shorts.

Ventis secundis, tene cursum = Go with the flow.

Vidistine nuper imagines moventes bonas? = Seen any good movies lately?
 
 Visne saltare? Viam Latam Fungosam scio = Do yu want to dance? I know the Funky Broadway.

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