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User Name: nerdcorner
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Topic: I need help translating old Italian
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 12:28:20 PM
excaelis wrote:
Isn't #4 Latin ? ( very old Italian )

exactly...just the first 3 are ancient italian (volgare), the last is latin.

Topic: Italian to English Translation
Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 12:02:58 PM
i agree with the others,

in Italy we use a tense called "imperativo" that you don't have in english, and it is used to give orders. If the sense of your sentence, is an order, a strong suggest or encouraging someone we don't use the infinite like you but the imperative:
"pensa meno, vivi di più"