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What is the best online Latin dictionary? [duplicate]

I'm familiar with perseus.tufts.edu and perseus.uchicago.edu and www.online-latin-dictionary.com. But I was curious to know what do you think is the best free online Latin dictionary?
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What is Google Translate good for?

Google Translate is notoriously unreliable for Latin. However, the translations do make some amount of sense. Is there some kind of translation task involving Latin that Google Translate is relatively ...
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What is "Winter is Coming" in Latin?

I'm an avid follower of the TV-show "Game of Thrones", and wonder what a Latin translation of the Stark's families motto — "Winter is Coming" — would be? It's used in the form of a ...
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Trying to translate "Master Thyself" into Latin

"Know thyself" or "temet nosce" is a well known Latin term meaning to look deep into yourself and really understand who you are. I would like to know how to say "Master ...
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Mother Earth in Latin - Personification

I'm looking for a Latin equivalent to the personification 'Mother Earth'. Does Matris Orbis or Mater Terram do the job? Do they translate in the same way?
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Help Translating English Book Title: "What matters most is how well you walk through the fire"

I am trying to get this title from a book by Charles Bukowski translated to Latin. It goes, "What matters most is how well you walk through the fire". Google came up with different answers which I put ...
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Latin translation for "Remember calmness"

I have anger management issues, and am currently working on a tattoo I'd like to have done. So I'm thinking of a good Latin phrase which carries the same spirit as Memento Mori. What I'd like to have ...
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The Meaning of Scelerisque?

A number of websites translate "scelerisque" from Latin to English as "chocolate." I am skeptical of this claim, as I can find no trustworthy source of confirmation. Rather, I see ...
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Could we say "dies mirabilis" as we say "annus mirabilis"?

"Annus mirabilis" is an expression which refers to a wonderful year like 1905 for A. Einstein and modern physics. What would be the equivalent for a single day? Is "dies mirabilis" the correct form? ...
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Velocitas eradico — "get rid of speed" or "with speed, eliminate"

The US Navy's railgun project's badge (see this YouTube video at timecode 00:14) has the motto "Velocitas Eradico" — I have no formal instruction in Latin, but my familiarity with Romance ...
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Abbreviations in Latin dictionaries, especially Lewis and Short

When reading Lewis and Short online1, I have occasional trouble figuring out what the various abbreviations mean. This includes authors and their works, but, more importantly to me, also other ...
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Latin phonetic dictionary

I'm starting to learn Latin on my own and I have trouble with pronouncing words correctly very often. Does anyone know of a Latin dictionary with the IPA transcriptions of Latin words, preferably with ...
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Is it acceptable/regular to use diacritics (macron) in written texts?

I'm building the brand for a web development company, and I'm using Latin for the name and slogan. However, as I am not familiar with the language, I would like some help clarifying meanings to avoid ...
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Translate "Sharing is Caring" into Latin

I have been trying to find an accurate translation of something my grandmother always said: "Sharing is Caring" or "To Share is to Care", into Latin. However online translators seem very inconsistent ...
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Does this Latin make sense?

I want to use a motto "always seize the future" as a company slogan. Does "capere semper in posterum" make sense? I got it from Google Translate and based on Spanish-English translations from that ...

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