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  1. Darklander Member

    Should one rewrite 'thunderbird' as 'bird of thunder' before translating it into Latin as I have done in the following:

    Avis Tonitrus
  2. Adrian Civis Illustris

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    I would personally incline toward avis tonitrualis
  3. Darklander Member

    Would that be translated as "thundering bird"?
  4. Adrian Civis Illustris

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    tonitrualis would translate more to thunderous (an epiteth reserved for Zeus). Thunderbird had power to create thunder by flapping its' wings. Avis tonitrus though is grammaticaly correct for "bird of a/the thunder"
  5. Darklander Member

    Thank you for your help.
  6. Matthaeus Vemortuicida strenuus

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    Cool, I like necro-posting. :D

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