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April 23, 2014 /

Translation Carpe is the second-person singular present active imperative of carpō, “pick or pluck,” used by Ovid to mean “enjoy, seize, use, make use of”. Diem is the accusative case of the noun “dies”, that means “day”. A more literal translation of “Carpe diem” would thus be “enjoy the day”…

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