Thomas H.

asked • 06/09/21

I would like a translation of "Set Yourself On Fire" to Latin

This is for a mock heraldic emblem. The entire phrase is "If there is nothing to burn/Set yourself on fire".


For final portion, I came to like "IPSI IN IGNIBUS INCENDITE "? That is emphatic pronoun (instead of SIBI) dative, pl imperative verb, prep, ablative plural object of prep?


I last studied latin in 8th grade, and I wasn't that great at it even then.

Thomas H.

FWIW I now (10 mins later) suspect that "SIBI IN IGNIBUS INCENDITE" seems correct.
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06/09/21

Noemy S.

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Thomas H.

Many many thanks.
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06/11/21

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