Questions tagged [latinization]
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Is *Moscovia* a latinists' invention?
Quoting this article on Grammatica Russica by Heinrich Wilhelm Ludolf: The Russian city of Novgorod (literally ‘new town’) becomes (in the ablative case) Novogorodio. Moscow is Moscovia, though it ...
What are the vowel quantities in “einsteinianus”?
If I am correct, the adjective derived from the last name of Albert Einstein is “einsteinianus, -a, -um” (it is similar in Italian, Spanish and Portuguese). I know that the suffix is “-ānus” but how ...
How to latinise the French first name Giraud?
In a previous question Geraldus vs Giraudus I asked what would the Latin equivalent of Gerald. One on the answer suggested that it would be different (that is that Giraudus would be an option) if I ...
Geraldus vs Giraudus
What would the Latin equivalent of Gerald (found also in French as Giraud, Géraud, etc.)? I found both Geraldus and Giraudus online.
Latinizing the surname "De Vincenzo"
Hello how would someone Latinize this surname? De Vincenzo Any assistance would be appreciated. Thank you.
How should one latinize this name?
A friend of mine, whose name is Raoni (he's brazilian, his name comes from a native root, also the tonic vowel is the very last [i]), started learning latin and I've been studying for a while. I ...
Latinisation of a surname. Seeking advice from expert Latinists
I have a need to Latinise a surname (details about that name are provided further down in my question) rather urgently, but with my miniscule knowledge of Latin I cannot do that myself well. I hope ...
How do you latinize the name "Cole"?
Salvete, I can't figure out how I would go about latinizing my name. I would also appreciate a declension of my latinized name. I was thinking that maybe "Colus," "Colis," or "Coleus" could work, ...
Why is Descartes Latinised as Cartesius?
The famous French philosopher Rene Descartes is Latinised as Renatus Cartesius. Those unfamiliar with this, or with his thought in general, might then not realise that some words are derived from his ...
How to render "'Fun is Good' -Dr. Seuss" in Latin?
"is good" is fairly easy, some form of bŏnum with the verb of being, but I'm having more trouble with the word for "fun". Part I: "Fun" Lūdus was my first thought because it refers to play in the ...
Which is the logic behind "Aloysius" Latinisation?
Wikipedia states that Aloysius is: ... a Latinisation of the names Louis, Lewis, Luis, Luigi, Ludwig, and other cognate names (traditionally in Medieval Latin as Ludovicus or Chlodovechus), ...