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mirabile dictū!

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  • Q1
    What does mirabile dictū mean?
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    not pleasant
    wonderful to say (i.e. wow!)
    wonderful to read
    dictator
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  • Q2
    something that comes from another source. (lingustic child)
    What does derivative mean
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    having a common origin; related linguistically; (linguistic cousins)
    cognate (n.)
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    Literally - a "nourishing mother" from Latin. Used as a school, college, or university which one has attended or from which one has graduated. Originally an honorific title for various Latin mother goddesses,
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    alma mater
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    The masculine form of 'former students' Literally the male foster son/sons/ child/ren
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    alumnus, alumni
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    The femine form of 'former students. The feminine form of 'former students' Literally foster daughter/s
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    alumna, alumnae
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    A name that is not one's true name. A nickname: Example:
    alias (noun) (alius, alia, aliud)- the other
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    Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar's alias is Cardi B. EAP's Alias was Edgar Perry.
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    Alias: https://latinlexicon.org/definition.php?p1=1000930
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    Ab urbe condita or Anno Urbis Conditae, Latin for "from the founding of the city"
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    a.u.c.
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    note well; used for footnotes, reminders
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    N.B., nota bene
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    out of many, one (the motto of the US).
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    ē pluribus unum
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  • Q15
    an unwelcome person
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    persona non grata
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