Latin/Latin Phrase in book
I found this phrase in a book and I was wondering if you could tell me what it means? "Absque sudore et labore nullum opus perfectum est"
the Latin maxim "Absque sudore et labore nullum opus perfectum est” means: ”Without sweat and toil no work has ever been accomplished”, just to mean that nothing can be achieved without great efforts and hard work.
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-Absque (preposition which takes the ablative case) = without
-sudore (ablative singular of SUDOR, 3rd declension) =sweat
-et = and
-labore (ablative singular of LABOR, 3rd.declension) = toil
-nullum (nominative neuter of the adjective NULLUS agreeing with OPUS) = no
-opus (neuter noun, nominative case, 3rd.declension) = work
-perfectum est (passive voice, past tense of PERFICIO) = has ever been accomplished