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I want to get a shirt with a sentence in Latin. can you please help me translate this sentences into Latin:
Remember where you came from
or
Remember you origin/source

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Hello,

here are the translations you asked me:

-“Unde venisti memento” or “Memento unde venisti”
( both meaning “Remember where you came from”)

-“Tuam memento originem”
(meaning “Remember your origin/source”).


Please read more below.
Best regards,
Maria
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Note that:

-Remember = MEMENTO (2nd.person singular,imperative of the verb MEMINI, I remember)
-where .... from =UNDE (adverb)
-you came =VENISTI (2nd.person  singular, perfect indicative of VENIO, I come)


-Remember = MEMENTO (2nd.person singular,imperative of the verb MEMINI, I remember)
-your =TUAM (accusative feminine singular of the possessive TUUS agreed with ORIGINEM)
-origin/source =ORIGINEM (direct object, accusative singular of the feminine noun ORIGO, 3rd.declension)

As you can see, Latin word order can be different from English as Latin  is an inflected language where syntactical relationships are indicated by the ending, not by the order of words.

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