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Pronunciation..

Post by DeFilippis78 » 15 Feb 2010, 18:41

How exactly do you say the law of Jure Sanguinis anyhow? Is the j silent in Italian?

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Post by choprjohn » 15 Feb 2010, 18:43

I didnt even think there was a J in the Italian alphabet
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Post by DeFilippis78 » 15 Feb 2010, 18:49

I dont think there is a j but it is there to help serve pronunciation of certain sounds.

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Post by PeterTimber » 15 Feb 2010, 18:52

The phrase is LATIN folks and the Italian pronunciation would be like GIURO=JEWRO (Giuro means oath) =Peter=
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Post by DeFilippis78 » 15 Feb 2010, 18:57

Oh yes, I get it. Sanguine is blood in Latin. I know that from Mass. Oops!

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Post by liviomoreno » 16 Feb 2010, 06:34

The "Ju" in Jure Sanguinis is pronounced as "You"

The sentence is translated in Italian as "per diritto di sangue", "by right of blood". See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jus_sanguinis

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Post by johnnyonthespot » 16 Feb 2010, 13:02

Also, I believe it is often latinized to "ius".

At least one of the consulate websites shows it that way... which one was it... okay, Houston is one: http://www.conshouston.esteri.it/Consol ... tadinanza/

Also, the Washington DC embassy: http://www.ambwashingtondc.esteri.it/Am ... tadinanza/

London consulate: http://www.conslondra.esteri.it/Consola ... tadinanza/

Sydney Australia consulate: http://www.conssydney.esteri.it/Consola ... tadinanza/

And so on.
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Post by liviomoreno » 16 Feb 2010, 14:59

Ius (or Jus) is the nominative form, Iure (Jure) is the ablative form.

Jus sanguinis = diritto di sangue = blood right
Jure sanguinis = per diritto di sangue = by blood right

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