No Matter How You Say It: Diligence
Diligence is a descendant of diligere, a Latin word meaning “to value highly”. It is formed by combining dis (“apart”) and legere (“to choose”). Diligent individuals choose to make the most of their abilities and their energies.
“Give it your best shot.”
“The devil is in the details.”
“Practice makes perfect.”
Are there other languages that have an interesting take on Diligence? Share your knowledge in the comments!