dum spiro, spero

[ doo m spee-roh, spey-roh; English duhm spahy-roh, speer-oh ]
/ dʊm ˈspi roʊ, ˈspeɪ roʊ; English dʌm ˈspaɪ roʊ, ˈspɪər oʊ /

Latin.

while I breathe, I hope: a motto of South Carolina.

Definition for dum (2 of 2)

dum vivimus, vivamus

[ doo m wee-wi-moo s, wi-wah-moo s; English duhm viv-i-muh s, vi-vey-muh s ]
/ dʊm ˈwi wɪˌmʊs, wɪˈwɑ mʊs; English dʌm ˈvɪv ɪ məs, vɪˈveɪ məs /

Latin.

while we are alive, let us live.

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