Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Artes Discendae a Teneris

Here is today's distich by Michele Verinus:

Artes Discendae a Teneris
Altera natura est habitus: quam iunior artem
Perdisces, tollet nulla senecta tibi.

Here is the vocabulary:

ars - art, skill
disco - learn
a - from
tener - tender, young
alter - other, another
natura - nature
sum - be, exist
habitus - condition, character
qui - who, which, that
iunior - younger
perdisco - learn well
tollo - take away
nullus - not any, none
senecta - old age
tu - you