Funny Latin Phrases


A cane non magno saepe tenetur aper = A boar is often held by a not large dog.

Ad eundum quo nemo ante iit = To boldly go where no man has gone before.

Aio, quantitas magna frumentorum est = Yes, that is a vary large amount of corn.

(At a barbeque)
Animadvertisine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri? = Ever noticed how
wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?

Antiquis temporibus, nati tibi similes in rupibus vntosissimis exponebantur ad necem =
In the good old days, children like you were left to perish on windswept crags.

Anulos qui animum ostendunt omnes gestemus! = Let's all wear mood rings!

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Braccae illae virides cum subucula rosea et tunica Caledonia-quam elenganter
concinnatur! = Those green pants go so well with that pink shirt and the plaid jacket.

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Caesar si viveret, ad remum dareris= If Caesar were alive, you'd be chained to an oar.

Calvo turpuis est nihil comato= Nothing is uglier than a bald man with hair.

Canis meus id comedit = My dog ate it.

Catapultam habeo. isi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane = I
have a catapult.
Give me all the money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head.

Caterva carissima mea est Cimictus= My favorite group is the Beatles.

Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis = I scream, you scream, we all
scream for ice cream.

Cogito, ergo doleo = I think, therefore I am depressed.

Colossus magnitudinem suam servabit etiam si steterit in pueto = A giant will keep his
size even though he will have stood in a well.


Credo quia absurdum est = I believe it because it is unreasonable. Frena pro feris teneo = I brake for animals. Fornulum pani lolo = I don't want a toaster. look at the time! My wife will kill me! Back to top E Estne volumen in toga. Feles mala! Cur cista non uteris? Stramentum novum in ea pousi = Bad kitty! Why don't you use the cat box? I put new litter in it. Die dulci fruere = Have a nice day. here come the pigs. or are you just happy to see me? Etiam capillus unus habet umbram= Enen one hair has a shadow. Back to top D Demum. veniunt porci = At last. Curta suppelex = Scanty furniture. Cum catapulatae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt = When catapults are outlawed. an solum tibi libet me videre? = Is that a scroll in your toga.Credo nos in fluctu eodem esse= I think we're on the same wavelength. Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit!= God. only outlaws will have catapults. Back to top F Fac me cocleario vomere = Gag me with a spoon! Fac ut gaudeam = Make my day. Back to top H Habetis bona deum! = Have a nice day! 2 . Fac ut vivas = Get a life.

3 . E-I-E-I-O = Old MacDonald had a farm. Back to top M Macdonaldus Senex fundum habuit.Hocine bibo aut in eum digitos insero?= Do I drink this or stick my fingers in it? Back to top I Illud iterum dicere potes! = You can say that again. and a moo moo here. Et in hot fundo nonnullas boves domesticas habuitt. And on this farm he had some cows. Imus ad magum Ozi videndum. Insula Gilligans = Gilligan's Island. E-I-E-I-O. everywhere a moo. Magister Mundi sum! = I am the master of universe! Magnu frater spectat te. Hic una moo. With a moo here. ibi una moo.. Back to top L Labra lege = Read my lips. Old MacDonald had a farm. EM-I-E-I-O. Cum moo moo hic. acdonaldus Senex fundum habuit. ubique una moo moo. Laborare non amo = I do not like to work. there a moo. Lex clavatatoris designati rescindenda est = The designated hitter rule has to go. domi adsum = Honey. Illiud Latine dici non potest = You can't say that in latin. magum Ozi mirum mirissimum = We are going to see the wizard. et cum moo moo ibi. Mihi ignosce. Here a moo. I've got to see a man about a dog. the wonderful wizard of Oz.. Cum homine de cane debeo congredi = Excuse me. Lege atque lacrima = Read'em and weep. E-I-E-I-O. = Big Brother is watching you. E-I-E-O. Me dilectissima! = My favorite! Mellita. I'm home.

it's the humidity.. non est poema = I don't care. Non sum pisces = I am not a fish. Nihil est. Just throw a previous life I was a Roman Emperor. bracchia mea defatiga sunt! = I fust flew in from Gaul. Si metrum non habet. Nullo metro compositum est = It doesn't rhyme. Noli me vocare. Noli habere bovis. it isn't a poem. ego te vocabo = Don't call me. and boy.Monstra mihi pecuniam! = Show me the money! Back to top N Ne auderis delere orbem rigidum meum! = Don't you dare erase my hard disk! Neutiquam erro = I am not vita priore ego imperator Romanus fui = That's nothing.please! Nupperime de Gallia huc volavi! Mehercule. Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione= I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult.. man! Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat = It's not the heat. Nunc prehende uxore meam. Non possum credere me totum edisse= I can't believe I ate the whole thing.. If it doesn't rhyme. Non plaudite. Noster populus facit discrepantiam= Our people make the difference. I'll call you. Non curo. vir = Don't have a cow. are my arms tired! Back to top O Oblitus sum perpolire clepsydras!= I forgot to polish the clocks! Back to top 4 .sis!= Take my wife.. Modo pecuniam jacite= Don't applaud.. Nullo modo = No way.

P Parve leves capiunt animos = Small things effect light minds. Prahende uxorem meam. Recedite. and a ridiculous mouse is born. Rara avis = Rare bird. Re vera. Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis= You do not know the power of the dark side. Romani quidem artem amatoriam invenerunt= You know. et mus ridiculus nascitur = Mountains are in labor. please! Purgamentum init. expectavi pedes meos in cybalis = A foreigner. sis! = Take my wife. plebes! Gero rem imperialem!= Stand aside plebians! I am on imperial business. 5 . potas bene = Say. brown cow? Back to top R Radix lecti = Couch potato. Raptus regaliter = Royally screwed. fulve bos? How now. Back to top Q Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari? = How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Quisque comodeus est = Everybody is a comedian. the Romans invented the art of love. garbage out. Quo signo nata es? = What's your sign? Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri?= How do you get your hair to do that? Quone modo nunc. exit purgamentum= Garbage in. you sure are drinking a lot. Peruniunt montes. Peregrinus. I expected to be shod in cymbals.

high-paying world of Latin! Sic faciunt omnes = Everyone is doing it. Sona si Latine loqueris = Honk if you speak Latin. Si hoc non legere potes. I have a banana in my ear. Semper ubi ubi in caput tuum = Always wear underwear on your head. Te precor dulcissime supplex! = Pretty please with a cherry on top! 6 . Te audire no possum. Si hoc signum legere potes. Tauri in decurso = Bulls on parade. Spero nos familiares mansuros = I hope we'll still be friends. you can get a good job in the fast-paced. you are an ass. operis boni in rebus Latinus alacribus et fructuosis potiri potes! = If you can read this sign. tu asinus es = If you are not able to read this. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure = I can't hear you. Sola lingua bona est lingua mortua= The only good language is a dead language. Back to top T Tam exanimis quam tunica nehru fio= I am as dead as the nehru jacket. Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare = I think some people in togas are plotting against me. Sit vis nobiscum = May the force be with you.Back to top S Salve. Solum potestis prohibere ignes silvarum= Only you can prevent forest fires. Brutus! Did you nail my sandals to the floor? Semper ubi sub ubi = Always wear underwear. Stultus est sicut stultus facit= Stupid is as stupid does. Brute! Crepidas meas per clavos ad solum adfixinte? = Hey. Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare = I think some people in togas are plotting against me.

Ventis secundis. Vescere bracis meis = Eat my shorts. Interdum modo elabitur = Oh! Was I speaking Latin again? Silly me.Totum dependeat = Let it all hang out. she speaks Latin. Vidistine nuper imagines moventes bonas? = Seen any good movies lately? Visne saltare? Viam Latam Fungosam scio = Do yu want to dance? I know the Funky Broadway. Vah! Denuone Latine loquebar? Me ineptum. Vae! = Damn. Sometimes it just sort of slips out. Back to top U Ut si! = As if! Utinam barbari saptium proprium tuum invadant! = May barbarians invade your personal space! Utinam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant! = May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy! Back to top V Vacca foeda = Stupid cow. Tua mater tam antiqua ut linguam latinam loquatur = Your mother is so old. tene cursum = Go with the flow. Back to top 7 .