festina lente

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Calque of Ancient Greek σπεῦδε βραδέως(speûde bradéōs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /fesˈtiː.naː ˈlen.teː/, [fɛsˈtiː.naː ˈɫɛn.teː]

Proverb[edit]

festīnā lentē

  1. make haste slowly; hasten slowly. Equivalent to more haste, less speed.