asinus in tegulis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally meaning "a donkey on roof tiles".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈa.si.nus in ˈteː.ɡu.liːs/, [ˈäs̠ɪnʊs̠ ɪn ˈt̪eːɡʊliːs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.si.nus in ˈte.ɡu.lis/, [ˈɑːs̬inus in ˈt̪ɛːɡulis]

Proverb[edit]

asinus in tēgulīs

  1. of an odd appearance

Further reading[edit]