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Fratres Semper or Semper Fratres?!

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LazyDoll · 20/09/2013 11:24

My three sons were 'given' a star for their Christening.

It has been decided to name it 'Always Brothers' the Latin translation being the above... But which way round?!

My friend Google is unclear and I want a definitive if possible please!


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LazyDoll · 20/09/2013 11:33

Had NO idea where to post this by the way Confused

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meditrina · 20/09/2013 11:39

I'm not a Latin expert, but know that because it's an inflected language, you can go either way.

I'd choose 'semper fratres' because I think the cadence sounds better that way round, and because it's a nod to 'semper fi'

LazyDoll · 20/09/2013 12:41

Excellent thanks so much!

Yes I had come across Semper Fi too (my youngest's nickname is Fe!).

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