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How do you write, "Good Over Evil" in Latin?

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Hello,

"Good Over Evil" translates into Latin as follows:" Bonum vincit malum" (literally, "Good conquers evil") where BONUM (subject, nominative neuter) means "Good"; VINCIT (3rd person singular, present indicative of VINCO) means "conquers"; MALUM (direct object, accusative neuter) means "evil".

As you can see, there is not in Latin a literal translation of "Good over evil", because Latin needs the verb VINCIT (conquers) to denote that there is a victory of good over evil.

So, any other literal translation such as for example "Bonum supra malum" is not correct nor accurate.

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