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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima quarta, pars prima

TABULA VICESIMA QUARTA (pars prima)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΤΕΤΑΡΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (μέρος τὸ πρῶτον)

Several common expressions. Variae locutiones familiares. Ποικίλαι φράσεις συνήθεις.

For example. Verbi causa. Verbi gratia. Exempli causa. Λόγου χάριν (ἕνεκα). Παραδείγματος ἕνεκα.

As a (mere) formality. Dicis causa. Πρὸς ἀφοσίωσιν.

On tiptoe. Suspenso pede. Ἀκροποδητί, ἀκροποδιτί.

With equal advantage, on equal terms. Aequo Marte. Ἐκ τοῦ ἴσου, ἐκ τῶν ἴσων.

By one’s self. Suo Marte. Αὐτοχειρί.

According to circumstances. Pro re (nata). ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula tertia et vicesima

TABULA TERTIA ET VICESIMΑ
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΤΡΙΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ

On letters. De epistolis. Περὶ τῶν ἐπιστολῶν.

To fold a letter. Epistolam complicare. Ἐπιστολὴν συστρέφειν.

To seal a letter. Litteras (signo) obsignare. Epistolam sigillo munire. Σφραγίζειν ἐπιστολήν. Γράμματα σημαῖνεσθαι. Τοῖς γράμμασι σφραγίδα ἐπιβάλλειν (ἐπιτιθέναι).

To open a letter, to break the seal. Epistolam resignare (resolvere, explicare). Ἐπιστολὴν ἀποσφραγίζειν (λύειν).

To address a letter. Epistolam inscribere. Ἐπιστολῇ τὸ ὄνομα ἐπιγράφειν.

To send a letter to somebody. Litteras ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula altera et vicesima

TABULA ALTERA ET VICESIMA
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΔΕΥΤΕΡΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ

Sharpen a pen, writing. Calamum conformare, scribere. Κάλαμον ὀξύνειν, γράφειν.

To sharpen a pen. Calamum apparare (conformare). Κάλαμον ὀξύνειν, καλαμογλυφεῖν.

Cut this pen of mine to a sharp point, but cut that one to a blunt point. Hunc mihi calamum in acutum mucronem, illum vero in latiorem conforma. Τοῦτον μὲν κάλαμον γλύφε μοι εἰς ὀξύ, ἐκεῖνον δὲ εἰς παχύ.

To test a pen. Calamum experiri. Κάλαμον ...
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τί νῦν ἀναγιγνώσκεις;

ἐν τούτῳ τῳ τόπῳ λέγωμεν περί τῶν βίβλων οὗς νῦν λέγομεν! οὐκ ἀναγκαῖος ἐστίν μόνον περί τούς βίβλους ἐλληνικούς λέγειν. τι βίβλον έστιν ἵκανον.

ἐγώ ἀναγιγνώσκω Τά Φύλλα τῶν Ποῶν ὑπό ϝαλτ ϝιτμαν. ἐστιν ἄθροισις τῶν ἀοιδῶν καλῶν! καί σύ: τί νῦν ἀναγιγνώσκεις;
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula una et vicesima

TABULA UNA ET VICESIMA
ΠΙΝΑΞ ΠΡΩΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ

Translating, writing a composition. Interpretari, scriptioni animum adhibere. Μεταφράζειν, θέματι τὸν νοῦν προσέχειν.

To translate into Latin. Latine reddere (interpretari). In latinum sermonem transferre (vertere, convertere). Ῥωμαϊστὶ ἐκφέρειν. Εἰς τὴν Ῥωμαίων φωνὴν μεταφράζειν (μεθερμηνεύειν).

To translate word for word. Verbum verbo exprimere. Reddere verbum pro verbo. Κατὰ λέξιν ἀποδιδόναι. Ἑρμηνεύειν (μεθερμηνεύειν) κατὰ λέξιν.

To translate (from) Greek word for word, literally. Ad verbum de graecis litteris exprimere. ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima

TABULA VICESIMA
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ

Studying, reading, learning by heart. Studiis vacare, legere, memoriae mandare. Περὶ τὰ γράμματα διατρίβειν, ἀναγιγνώσκειν, ἐκμανθάνειν.

I study as much as I can, insofar as I can. In studiis pro mea parte versor. Ἐν τοῖς γράμμασι τὸ ἐμόν γε μέρος διατρίβω.

To apply oneself to one’s work, to one’s studies. Dare se labori, tradere se studiis. Τοῦ ἔργου ἔχεσθαι, παιδείᾳ συγγίγνεσθαι.

To work in vain. Laborem inanem suscipere. Laborem profundere. ...
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Colloquendi formulae: tabula undevicesima

TABULA UNDEVICESIMA
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΕΝΑΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΕΚΑΤΟΣ

Explaining, making a difficulty clear. Explanare, difficultatem aperire. Ἐξηγεῖσθαι, δυσκολίαν διασαφηνίζειν.

What does that word mean? Quid valet (sonat) illa vox? Τί σημαίνει ἐκεῖνο τὸ ῥῆμα;

What is the meaning of this word? What does this word stand for? Quaenam est hujus vocabuli notio? Quae notio subjecta est huic voci? Quid hoc verbi est? Τί δύναται τοῦτο τὸ ῥῆμα; Τίς ἐστι ταύτης τῆς φωνῆς ὑπόσχεσις;

Let’s examine this ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula duodevicesima

TABULA DUODEVICESIMA
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΟΓΔΟΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΕΚΑΤΟΣ

Looking, noticing, observing. Videre, animadvertere, observare. Ὁρᾶν, καθορᾶν, παρατηρεῖν.

Look at me. Converte ora et oculos in me (ad me). Ἐμοὶ ἀντίβλεπε.

Look what are you doing. Vide quid agas. Σκόπει τί πράττεις.

Be careful and don’t ruin anything. Vide ne quid imprudens ruas. Σκόπει μή τι καταβάλλῃς.

Look at your audience. Admove vultum ad auditores. Ἀπόβλεπε εἰς τοὺς ἀκούστας.

Look how he walks. Vide ut incedit. ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula septima decima

TABULA SEPTIMA DECIMA
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΕΒΔΟΜΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΕΚΑΤΟΣ

Listening attentively to, paying attention. Attente audire, animum attendere. Τὸ νοῦν (τὴν διάνοιαν) προσέχειν

Listen attentively! Erigite aures. Τὰ ὦτα δίδοτε (ἀναπετάννυτε).

Lend an ear and listen to me. Admove aurem et subausculta. Παράβαλλε τὸ οὖς καὶ ὑπακρῶ (< ὑπακροάομαι).

Listen to my words. Attendite me dicentem. Τοῖς ἐμοῦ λόγοις προσέχετε.

Listen to my request. Quid petam, animo attendite. Τὸν νοῦν τῇ μου αἰτήσει προσέχετε.

To ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula sexta decima

TABULA SEXTA DECIMA
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΕΚΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΕΚΑΤΟΣ

Arguments, accusations, apologies. Altercatio, accusationes, excusationes. Ἀμφισβήτησις (φιλονεικία), ἐγκλήσεις, ἀπολογίαι (προφάσεις).

What’s the point of this quarrel? Quorsum (quorsus) haec disputatio (indignatio)? Τοῦ δ’ ἕνεκα αὕτη ἡ διάλεξις (ἀγανάκτησις);

What is the argument about? Quid est argumentum querelae? Τί ἐστιν ἀμφισβήτημα;

They argue as if they were children. Altercantur inter se puerorum ritu. Πρὸς ἀλλήλους διαμφισβητοῦσι τῶν παιδίσκων τρόπον.

Don’t cry. Omitte lacrimas. Ἄφες τὰ δάκρυα.

He ...
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