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Cogito ergo sum,
Om mani padme hum.
Ordem e progresso,
Cognac e espresso.

One of the speech,
One of the mouth,
One of the tongue,
One into the mouth.

Looking for four words of four letters each.

Hint:

What language is that?

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The four words are:

One of the speech — LISP
One of the mouth — LIPS
One of the tongue — SLIP
One into the mouth — PILS

They are ...

... anagrams of the first letters of the languages used in the poem:

Cogito ergo sum — Latin
Om mani padme hum — Sanskrit
Ordem e progresso — Portuguese
Cognac ed espresso — Italian

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I did some look ups and this is my answer

Cogito ergo sum

= "I think, therefore I am" -> One of the speech: Poem (Philisophy)

Om mani padme hum.

= tibetian mantra -> One of the mouth: I have to guess this one; Soul? (Religion)

Ordem e progresso,

= the flag of brasil -> One of the tongue: I have to guess another one; Flag

Cognac e espresso.

= a baverage -> One into the mouth: Shot (You get a shot of espresso)

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  • $\begingroup$ This fits pretty well, although the third line isn't really rot13[hfrq va na nagurz]. Note that I've since edited the question to limit the answers to 4-letter words. $\endgroup$ – jafe Aug 16 '18 at 10:15
  • $\begingroup$ I have corrected my answer. Is this going into the right direction? $\endgroup$ – D3f4u1t Aug 16 '18 at 12:42
  • $\begingroup$ I have added a hint :) $\endgroup$ – jafe Aug 17 '18 at 7:36
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The first part of the riddle is:

Written in 4 different languages

And means:

Latin - I think therefore I am
Hindi - Do you believe me?
Portugeuse - Order and Progress
Italian - Cognac and espresso

The second part of the riddle:

Uses English to refer to each of the previous lines. "One into the mouth" must be the Caffè corretto (cognac and espresso). "I think therefore I am" is part of Descartes speech.

I presume the four words you are looking for are:

The four languages of Latin, Hindi, Portugeuse and Italian?

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  • $\begingroup$ Good start! Note that I've since edited the question to limit the answers to 4-letter words. $\endgroup$ – jafe Aug 16 '18 at 10:14
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    $\begingroup$ The second one is in rot 13(Fnafxevg) $\endgroup$ – nikki Aug 16 '18 at 14:58

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