lupus in sermone

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lupus (wolf) + in (in) + sermōne, the ablative of sermō (conversation, discussion).

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈlu.pus in serˈmoː.ne/, [ˈɫ̪ʊ.pʊs ɪn sɛrˈmoː.nɛ]

InterjectionEdit

lupus in sermōne

  1. (idiomatic) speak of the devil, talk of the devil, talk of the devil, and he will appear, it is he I was speaking of, of a person who comes just as we are talking about him

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