24 terms

Latin words or Phrases in English

Common phrases in English used in Latin.
exempli gratia (e.g.)
for example
ille est (i.e.)
that is
vice versa
the order being turned around
post mortem
after death
ad hoc
with regard to this
ad nauseam
to nausea
alter ego
another I
de facto
from the fact
deus ex machina
a god from a machine
ipso facto
by the very fact
modus operandi (m.o.)
manner of operating
non sequitur
it does not follow
per capita
by heads
per diem
by the day
per se
by itself
persona non grata
person not acceptable
prima facie
on first appearance
pro tempore (protem)
for the time being
sine qua non
without which not
confer (c.f.)
compare to
requiescat in pace (R.I.P.)
May he/she rest in peace
anno domini (a.d.)
in the year of the Lord
alma mater
nourishing mother (refers to your school)
in Medias res
into the middle of things