morituri te salutant

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Latin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /mo.riˈtuː.riː teː saˈluː.tant/, [mɔ.ɾɪˈt̪uː.ɾiː t̪eː s̠aˈɫ̪uː.t̪an̪t̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /mo.riˈtu.ri te saˈlu.tant/, [mɔ.riˈt̪uː.ri t̪ɛ saˈluː.t̪an̪t̪]

Phrase[edit]

moritūrī salūtant

  1. Those who are about to die salute you! (Greeting from the gladiators to the Roman emperor).