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For questions regarding specific words for a specific purpose.

This tag will often overlap with vita-hodierna, but not necessarily so. Whilst the vita-hodierna tag deals with modern words translated to Latin, this tag covers a broader aspect, and can even be in relation to ancient times. Examples of questions that would be suitable for this umbrella, could be:

  • What word would Cicero use to describe someone young aspiring for power?
  • What was the Roman word for ‘football’?
  • Which Latin word would Newton use to describe his experiments?
  • How would an Irish chronicler label a viking?

Thus word-choice is not limited to time nor space, and should be used for any question requesting a specific word for a specific circumstance. Questions in this category should specify this where applicable, to help answerers find the correct translation.