fluctuat nec mergitur

Latin phrase
fluc·​tu·​at nec mer·​gi·​tur | \ ˈflu̇k-tu̇-ˌät-ˌnek-ˈmer-gi-ˌtu̇r How to pronounce fluctuat nec mergitur (audio) \

Definition of fluctuat nec mergitur

: it is tossed by the waves but does not sink motto of Paris

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“Fluctuat nec mergitur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluctuat%20nec%20mergitur. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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