Saturday, March 31, 2012

In Utrumque Paratus

Here is today's emblem and distich by Joachim Camerarius, 2:24.

In Utrumque Paratus
Ferre iugum, iugulumque dare, est bos aptus utrinque,
Sic pia turba facit, grata Deo referens.

The vocabulary is keyed to the DCC Latin Vocabulary list. There are only two words in this poem that are not on the DCC list:

iugulum - throat, neck
ūtrimque - on both sides, from both parts

aptus -a -um: fit, suitable
bōs bovis m.: ox; gen. pl. boum
deus -ī m.; dea -ae f. god; goddess
dō dare dedī datum: give
faciō facere fēcī factum: do, make
ferō ferre tulī lātum: bear, carry
grātus -a -um: pleasant; grateful
in: in, on (+ abl.); into, onto (+ acc)
iugum -ī n.: yoke; ridge, chain of hills
parō -āre: prepare, acquire; parātus -a -um, ready
pius -a -um: dutiful, devoted, just, pious
que (enclitic) - and
referō -ferre -tulī -lātum: bring back; report
sīc: in this manner, thus; sīc . . . ut: in the same way as
sum, esse, fuī: be, exist
turba -ae f.: crowd, uproar
uter- utra- utrumque: each of two