Article 1 of the UDHR

Language family: Indo-European: Italic/Romance

The Italic branch of the Indo-European language family includes ancient languages of Italy, such as Latin and its relatives.

Proto-Italic | Latino-Faliscan

Proto-Italic (reconstructed)

Opnēs hemones deknotāti jowezikʷe louðeroi parēskʷe gnāskontor, ratijones komskijentijāskʷe partikapes sont, kʷois enter se komkordijās studēōd agontinom est.


Old Latin (Prisca Latinitas) (600-500 BC)

Article 1 of the UDHR in Old Latin (600-500 BC)


Opnēs hemones decnotāti et iovesi louberoi et parēs gnāscontor, rationes et comscientiās particapes sont, quois enter sēd comcordiās studēōd agontinom est.

Old Latin (400-300 BC)

Article 1 of the UDHR in Old Latin (400-300 BC)


Obnēs homenēs degnetāte et iouse leiberei et parēs gnāscontor, ratiōnes et cōnscientiaī partecepēs sont, queis enter sēd concordiaī studeōd agondom est.

Old Latin translations by Giorgio Nagy

Classical Latin (latine)

Omnes homines dignitate et iure liberi et pares nascuntur, rationis et conscientiae participes sunt, quibus inter se concordiae studio est agendum.

Vulgar Latin

Omnes omines nascunt liberi ed equales in dignitate ed derectos. Sunt dotati de ratione ed anima ed debent agire inter se como fratres.

IPA transcription

/ɔ́mnes ɔ́ːmɪnes náskʊnt líːβeri eð ͜ eku̯áːles ɪn dɪɲɲɪtáːte ed ͜ deréktos. sʊ́nt dotáːti de ratsʲóːne eð ͜ áːnɪma ed ͜ déːβent aɣíːre ɪnter séː komo fráːtres/

Vulgar Latin translation by Giorgio Nagy


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