dura lex, sed lex

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈduː.ra ˈleːks sed ˈleːks/, [ˈd̪uːrä ˈɫ̪eːks̠ s̠ɛd̪ ˈɫ̪eːks̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈdu.ra ˈleks sed ˈleks/, [ˈd̪uːrä ˈlɛks sɛd̪ ˈlɛks]

Proverb[edit]

dūra lēx, sed lēx

  1. The law is harsh but it is the law.