nemo me impune lacessit

[ ne-moh me im-poo-ne lah-kes-sit; English nee-moh mee im-pyoo-nee luh-ses-it ]
/ ˈnɛ moʊ mɛ ɪmˈpu nɛ lɑˈkɛs sɪt; English ˈni moʊ mi ɪmˈpyu ni ləˈsɛs ɪt /

Latin.

no one attacks me with impunity: motto of Scotland.

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