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Latin name translation

Post by billoms » 22 Dec 2013, 01:04

Does anyone know the latin translation of the names Sandolfie and Aephanus to Italian?

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Re: Latin name translation

Post by liviomoreno » 22 Dec 2013, 08:01

Could you please post the document(s) where you found these names? I believe they are misspelled and maybe Aephanus is Stephanus

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Re: Latin name translation

Post by billoms » 13 Jan 2014, 03:33

I think you are right. I showed a friend and he thinks it is Stephanus. And he thinks the other is Gandolfi or Gandolfo.

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Re: Latin name translation

Post by Biff83 » 13 Jan 2014, 14:29

Latin endings are case specific.

Male names
Nominative (subject of a sentence) end in -us
Genitive (denotes possession..of) end in -i
Accusative (object of a sentence) end in -um
Dative (indirect object) or Ablative (object of a preposition) end in -o

As a guess in the document you're referencing it might be "Stephanus, fig(lius) Gandolfi"--Stephanus, son of Gandolfus. If you could post an image to the document, we might be able to determine the correct translation.

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Re: Latin name translation

Post by billoms » 26 Jan 2014, 16:59

Biff,
I think you are correct. I have compared letters with other entries and have determined the names are Gandolfus or Gandolfo in Italian and Stephanus. Thanks

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Re: Latin name translation

Post by liviomoreno » 26 Jan 2014, 17:09

Stephanus in Italian is Stefano

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