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.


What language is that?


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


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)

  • $\begingroup$ 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

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?

  • $\begingroup$ 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
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ The second one is in rot 13(Fnafxevg) $\endgroup$
    – nikki
    Aug 16 '18 at 14:58

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