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What is the latin term for homo sapiens?

You have it. The term homo sapiens is latin and means a wise man. Homo=man. Sapiens= wise, judicious, thinking.

What is the scientific name for modern man which means wise man?

The taxonomic classification of "Homo sapiens" is Latin for "knowing man" or "wise man".

What hominid is known as Wise Man?

The Latin name of our species, "Homo Sapiens", means "wise (or intelligent) man".

What is the meaning of Homo Sapiens?

Literally "Wise man", in Latin.

Is Sapiens the Latin term for reasoning man?

Not exactly; it means "wise".

What did homo sapiens sapiens mean?

Translated literally from the latin it meant "man wise wise" or wise wise man and it means man who knows - and knows that he knows - ie he has a sense of his own being. It is what truly distinguishes us from other sentient beings.

What does homo sapien stand for?

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What does the homo mean from the words homo sapien?

Homo means "man" in Latin. Homo sapiens, then, means "wise man."

How do you spell homosapein?

Homosapien. NO. These are 2 Latin words (HOMO SAPIENS), meaning "WISE MAN".

What does 'homo' and 'Sapiens' mean in latin?

Homo is man sapiens is wise

What does the Latin phrase 'sedes sapienza' mean in English?

all knowing wise man

What does sapien mean?

Sapien, derived from the latin language, translates into the word wise. Put with Homo as Homo sapien, it would be loosely transfered as "Wise Man"

Human beings belong to species called?

Humans are the species Homo sapiens, from the Latin for "thinking (or wise) man".

What was considered a wise man?

A wise man knows when to hold his tongue.

When can you say you are a wise man?

"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool". -Shakespeare

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The gravitational pull on the falling man and the wind resistance acting against the fall.

Where did homo sapiens get their name from?

Homo comes from the Latin work meaning Man. Sapien come from Latin meaning Wise, Knowledgeable. Taxonomically, Homo comes from the Genus Hominidae and sapien is our species.

What is a Hawaiian wise man?

Kahuna means a Hawaiian wise man or shaman.

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What is a wise man?

A wise man is one who is wise enough to feel and say sorry when he commits an act that hurts others

Why are we called Homo Sapiens?

Homo Sapien is Latin for "Wise Man" - although "sensible or judicious" are alternatives to wise. The "homo" part indicates membership of the homo genus of which homo sapiens are the only surviving examples.

It takes a wise man to discover a wise man who said this statement?

Diogenes said this.

What is the Scottish Gaelic for wise man?

Fearsaidh or eagnaidh, both mean 'wise man'.

What does the latin word man mean?

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Who was the man who defeated the spanish armarda by it self?

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