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Hobbitvs Ille: Part IV Posted by on Dec 31, 2018

Homework Just in case you are catching this post late. We are on the final translation of the first sentence  from the beginning of Hobbitvs Ille: in foramine terrae habitabat *hobbitus: nec foedum,sordidum madidumque foramen, nec extremis lumbricorum atque odore caenoso impletum, nec etiam foramen aridum, inane, harenosum, in quo nihil erat ad considendum aut edendum aptum; immo…

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Hobbitvs Ille: Part II Posted by on Oct 29, 2018

Salvete Omnes, Here is the first translation portion of last month’s homework. Homework It is from the beginning of Hobbitvs Ille: in foramine terrae habitabat *hobbitus: nec foedum,sordidum madidumque foramen, nec extremis lumbricorum atque odore caenoso impletum, nec etiam foramen aridum, inane, harenosum, in quo nihil erat ad considendum aut edendum aptum; immo foramen-hobbitum, ergo commodum. Vocabulary…

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Learning Latin Basics: Lesson I.A Posted by on Dec 3, 2014

Salvete Omnes, The first lesson when it comes to learning a new language is understanding its most used verb: the verb “to be.” One must also become accustomed to the sentence structure. So in today’s lesson, we are going to EASE into this language by covering the verb “to be.” Learning Latin Basics: Lesson I “To…

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Back to Third Conjugation Verbs Posted by on Oct 12, 2009

Today’s third conjugation verbs will be those that have the suffix -i and vowel lengthening in the perfect tense. In the active form: legere – to collect, to read legō legis legit legimus legitis legunt In the passive: legor legeris legitur legimur legiminī leguntur

Third Conjugation Verbs with Suffix vī in the Perfect Tense Posted by on Sep 19, 2009

Verbs like petere (to seek, to attack) are an example of third conjugation verbs that have the vī suffix in the perfect tense. In the present active indicative: petō petis petit petimus petitis petunt In the present passive indicative: petor peteris petitur petimur petiminī petuntur  

Third Conjugation Verbs Posted by on Sep 13, 2009

Third conjugation Latin verbs end in ere in the present active infinitive. There are no regular rules for conjugating third conjugation verbs in the perfect tense, but you can clumb certain groups of verbs together that follow a predictable pattern within that class of verbs. Verbs that have the perfect tense suffix -sī or xī…

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