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Hobbitvs Ille: Part I Posted by on Aug 31, 2018

Salvete Omnes, I hope you have reviewed the previous blog posts for basic noun and verbs as well as some prepositions: Verbs  Nouns Part I  Nouns Part II Nouns Part III & Adjectives Imperfect Active Indicative The last thing we are going to review before translating is the Imperfect Tense of Verbs: The imperfect active…

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Back to Basics: Nouns Posted by on May 28, 2018

Salvete Omnes! Let’s jump right in. Last week’s homework answers are below: Translate from Latin to English clamas = you shout  es = you are  times = you are afraid  habetis =you guys are holding/having  Uocant =They call Translate from English to Latin It has =habet They enter =intrant You (s.) are afraid =times I do hide =Celo We…

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Dative of the First Declension Posted by on May 13, 2010

The dative (indirect object) of the first declension has a singular form and a plural form. The dative singular of the first declension looks a lot like the nominative plural of the first declension : 1) Estis nautae = You all are sailors. 2) Nautae scapham dō = I am giving a boat to the…

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Second Declension Sentences Posted by on Feb 27, 2010

Try translating these sentences on your own! (1) Es amīcus. (amīcus = friend) (2) Est cervus. (cervus = deer) (3) Sum medicus. (medicus = doctor.) The three sentences all contain second declension nouns. The most basic second declension nouns end in -us and are mostly masculine. For the second sentence, you might have translated this…

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