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Offline David

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Need help from the Greek speakers
« on: May 20, 2004, 03:12:29 PM »
One of my secular friends who is interested in tattoos asked me if I know what the text on these say.  I have no idea.  

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Re:Need help from the Greek speakers
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2004, 04:05:50 PM »
They aren't Greek words. I suspect Latin written in Greek phonetics, the second word being SANCTIS

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Re:Need help from the Greek speakers
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2004, 04:10:35 PM »
Oh, okay, then.... maybe the first one is supposed to be veritas?
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Re:Need help from the Greek speakers
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2004, 07:45:07 PM »
not Greek -- i agree, i think it looks more like latin written with Greek script.
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Re:Need help from the Greek speakers
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2004, 08:01:05 PM »
Yah... reminds me of the tattoos the main characters had in the movie The Boondock Saints.
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Re:Need help from the Greek speakers
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2004, 08:09:32 PM »
Great movie!
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