Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sibila Basilisci

Here is today's distich by Michele Verinus:

Sibila Basilisci
Tutius in silvis basiliscum audire frementem:
Quam molles cantus femineumque melos.

Here is the vocabulary:

sibila - hissing, whistling
basiliscus - basilisk
tutus - safe, secure, protected
in - in, into
silva - forest, wood
audio - hear
fremo - roar, growl
quam - than
mollis - soft
cantus - song, singing
femineus - women's, female
que - and
melos (n.) - song, tune