Franciscan Martyrs of Siroki Brijeg Fraternity OFS

“PAX ET BONUM!”


St. Francis used to greet those he met on the road with the greeting “Pax et bonum,” which means **”Peace and all good”.


Here is the translation of “Pax et bonum” into some other languages:

Pau i Be! (Catalonian)
Mir i dobro! (Croatian)
Fred og alt godt! (Danish)
Vrede en alle goeds! (Dutch)
Peace and all good! (English)
Pacon kaj c^iu bonon (Esperanto)
Paix et bonheur! (French)
Friede und alles Gute! (German)
Eirini kai Kalo! (Greek)
Eirene kai agatha! (old Greek)
Shalom v’kol tuv! (Hebrew)
Aldas, Bekesseg! (Hungarian)
Damai Dan Segala Yang Baik (Indonesia / Bahasa Indonesian)
Siochan agus maitheas! (Irish)
Pace e bene! (Italian)
Pax et bonum! (Latin)
Fred og alt godt! (Norwegian)
Pokoj i dobro! (Polish)
Paz e Bondade! (Portuguese – Portugal)
Paz e Bem ! (Portuguese – Brazil)
Mir i vsevo khoroshevo! (Russian)
Mir in dobro! (Slovenian)
Paz y bien! (Spanish)
Fred och allt gott ! (Swedish)
Kapayapaan at kabutihan! (Tagalog, Philippines)
Dame Dohot Sude Na Denggan (Toba-batak, Sumatra, Indonesia)
Shanti aur shubh kaamnaa (Hindu)
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(Source: National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi [Online] http://www.shrinesf.org)