5

I'm hoping someone can help with confirming a translation, or suggesting an alternative, of “keep showing up” into Latin. Google translate and a few other online translators have suggested ut ostendo sursum. Advice is appreciated!

1 Answer 1

5

Machine translation is notoriously bad for Latin.

ut ostendo sursum

'while I reveal [something] on high'

A grammatical and sensible translation:

semper adesto

'always be present'

This is present meaning in attendance, not in the modern spiritual sense.

2
  • Awesome 👏🏻 Thank you so much. I had tried so many variants and looked at root words but felt that something may have been lost in translation. I appreciate your response!
    – user2778
    Jul 21, 2018 at 19:28
  • @user2778 All good. Keep in mind that this is a singular imperative (an order addressed to one person). If you want to address a group, it would be semper adeste.
    – Anonym
    Jul 21, 2018 at 22:40

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.