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Thread #55148   Message #857996
Posted By: GUEST,Q
03-Jan-03 - 05:02 PM
Thread Name: BS: Latin Query
Subject: RE: Latin Query
pondus, ponderis: weight (real or opressive)
pondero-are: consider, weigh
sursum: up, upwards, (onward).

Easy to go wrong on these mottos when your Latin training was over 50 years ago. The first is a noun, the second a verb. Willa is right.