Latin Phrases

ab aeterno – From the beginning of time

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Latin Phrases: Beginning

ab aeterno
From the beginning of time

ab incunabulis
From infancy (from the cradle)

ab initio
From the beginning

ab Iove principium
From Jove is my beginning (words of Aeneas, Virgil)

ab origine
From the origin; from the first

ab ovo
From the egg (i.e., from the beginning)

ad initium
At the beginning

ab ovo usque ad mala
From the egg to the apples (i.e., from the beginning to the end)

caret initio et fine
It lacks a beginning and an end

ab ovo usque ad mala
From the egg to the apples (i.e., from the beginning to the end)

Latin Phrases: End

acta est fabula
The drama has been acted out (Augustus)

ad finem
To the end; at the end of the page

ad infinitum
Without an end; to infinity; without limit

ad extremum
To the extreme (i.e., to the end)

 

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