Quid sum? (What am I?) Latin writing game

By Petrus Cunīculus, in 'Latin Beginners', Jul 2, 2019.

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    I know, but I can't think of an English word that encompasses both meanings.
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    Oh well, I would have been fine with "yokes", the basic meaning of iuga.

    I didn't actually think finding an English word that fits all meanings is necessarily necessary. (if I hadn't mentioned the montes, you would have said "yoke", too)
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    Hence the three dots in my post, BTW.
    Well, the name would have been the same in English anyway.
    OK.
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  5. Aw, shoot.
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    Infra rugio, supra scintillo. In me homo nasci potest. Quid sum?
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    Are you love? (amor)
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    No.
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    I'll clarify it a little:

    In terra rugio, in caelo scintillo. In me homo nasci potest. Quid sum?
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    Ooh. You're a lion (leo).
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    Yes.
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    ego sum nihil aliud nisi omnium divinarum humanarumque rerum cum benevolentia et caritate consensio; me quidem excepta sapientia nihil melius homini est a dis immortalibus datum.
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    Friendship (amicitia).

    That's closely paraphrased from Cicero, isn't it?
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    Yes, it is :p
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    Meo in margine factus est olim, ut fabula fert, quasi iactus quidam maximi momenti. Quid est mihi nomen?
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    Are you the river Rubicon?
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    I am indeed!
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    vox mea "vox populi" est – Germani talia dicunt ...
    meque putant stolidam, meque libenter edunt :(
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    Quid sis prorsus nescio.

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