Tattoo Far from the rest but far from my best

By tomferreira, in 'English to Latin Translation', Mar 27, 2019.

  1. tomferreira New Member

    Hi,

    I'm 19 years old. Portuguese living in England. Want a tattoo, quite like the one above - probably will regret it but want to see what it'd look like in latin! Would anyone be ever so kind as to help me?

    "far from the rest but far from my best"

    I'm a male btw

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Pacifica grammaticissima

    • Civis Illustris
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    Belgium
    Hi,

    I want to make sure I understand the sentence correctly: does "far from the rest but far from my best" mean "I'm far (= very different) from the rest (of people) but far from my best (= still far from being the best I can be)"?

    In any case, it will probably be difficult to recreate the rhyme in Latin, though someone (like Bitmap?) can perhaps turn your sentence into a line of Latin hexameter or something. That might entail some heavy rephrasing, though.
    Bitmap likes this.

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