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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima sexta, pars prior

TABULA VICESIMA SEXTA (ULTIMA VEL POSTREMA, pars prior)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΕΚΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (ΕΣΧΑΤΟΣ, μέρος τὸ πρότερον)

Some idioms and proverbs. Idiotismi et proverbia. Ἰδιωτισμοὶ καὶ παροιμίαι.

To spill the beans. To let the cat out of the bag. Aperire cuniculos. Τοὺς ὑπονόμους ἐκφαίνειν.

To labor in vain. To waste one’s labor. To lose one’s time and trouble. Aquam perdere. Aquam in cribro gerere. Ebur atramento candefacere postulas. Κοσκίνῳ φέρειν ὕδωρ. Λίθον ἕψειν (ξαίνειν). Αἰθίοπα ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima quinta, pars tertia

TABULA VICESIMA QUINTA (pars tertia et ultima)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΠΕΜΠΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (μέρος τὸ τρίτον καὶ ἔσχατον)

Several interrogative expressions (cont.)

What else do you want? Quid vis amplius? Τί βούλει πλέον; Τί ἔτι;

What more do you (all) want? Quid vultis amplius? Τί πρὸς τούτοις ἔτι βούλεσθε;

Do you want anything else from me? What else can I do for you? Numquid aliud me vis? Μῶν ἄλλο ἐστί σοι βουλομένῳ;

What else? Is there ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima quinta, pars secunda

TABULA VICESIMA QUINTA (pars secunda)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΠΕΜΠΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (μέρος τὸ δεύτερον)

Several interrogative expressions (cont.)

What examples can you cite to me? Ad quae exempla me revocas? Τίνα παραδείγματα παρέχεις;

Is this how you want to deceive us? Itane vero nobis fucum facis? Ἆρ’ οὕτως ἡμᾶς διαπηνηκίζεις;

Who is happier than I? —Nobody, there’s no doubt. Ecquis me vivit fortunatior? —Nemo certe quisquam. Ἦ τίς μοῦ βιοῖ μακαριώτατος; —Οὐδεὶς ἀνενδοιάστως.

Who has entrusted ...
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Τί ἀναγνώσομαι ἠχωγραφὰς ποιῶν;

Χαίρετε, ὤνθρωποι. Ἤδη μὲν σχεδὸν τετέλεκα ἀναγιγνώσκειν τὸ Greek Ollendorff, δωρεὰν ἠχωγραφὰς ποιῶν,νῦν δὲ ἐρωτῶ ὑμᾶς· τί βιβλιον χρηστότατον ἔσται τοῖς τὴν Ἑλληνικὴν μανθάνουσιν; Ὁ δὲ φίλος μου ὁ Στέφανος ἐν νῷ ἔχει τὸ Easy selections adapted from Xenophon (1906), περὶ οὗ ὁ ἄλλος φίλος μου ὁ Μᾶρκος ὧδε γέγραφεν. Τί λέγετε ὑμεῖς;

Ἔρρωσθε
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima quinta, pars prima

TABULA VICESIMA QUINTA (pars prima)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΠΕΜΠΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (μέρος τὸ πρῶτον)

Several interrogative (asking) expressions. Variae formulae percunctandi. Ποικίλαι τοῦ ἐρωτᾶν ῥῆτραι.

What’s happening? What’s going on? Quid agitur? Τί πράττεται;

What happened? Tell me where the other people are. Quid factum est? Cedo, cedo alios. Τί πέπρακται; εἰπέ μοι, ὅπου εἰσὶν ἄλλοι.

How have you come to suspect that? Quid tibi ista incidit suspicio? Πῶς ταύτην τὴν ὑποψίαν ἔχεις;

How do you ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima quarta, pars quarta

TABULA VICESIMA QUARTA (pars quarta et ultima)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΤΕΤΑΡΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (μέρος τὸ τέταρτον καὶ ἔσχατον)

Several common expressions (cont.)

Let’s cast (draw) lots for this, let's toss for this. Res revocetur ad sortem (sorte dijudicetur). Κληρώμεθα.
Διὰ τοῦ λαγχάνειν διακρίνωμεν.

Come, let’s leave (omit) these things. Age, omittamus ista. Ἄγε, ταῦτα παραλείπωμεν.

Now let’s see the other things. Jam porro videamus cetera. Ἐπὶ τοίνυν σκοπῶμεν τὸ λοιπόν.

I did it out of consideration ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima quarta, pars tertia

TABULA VICESIMA QUARTA (pars tertia)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΤΕΤΑΡΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (μέρος τὸ τρίτον)

Several common expressions (cont.)

He makes everybody laugh. Risum omnibus movet (concitat). Γέλωτα πᾶσι παρέχει (κινεῖ).

He said it joking(-ly). He was just joking. Animi gratia hoc dixit. Τοῦτο παίζων εἶπε (ἐγελοίασε).

To take a joke seriously. Not to be able to take a joke. Praevertere serio quod dictum est per jocum. Τὸ γελοῖον εἰς τὸ σπουδαῖον τρέπειν.

All jokes aside, you ...
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Colloquendi formulae: Tabula vicesima quarta, pars secunda

TABULA VICESIMA QUARTA (pars secunda)
ΠΙΝΑΞ Ο ΤΕΤΑΡΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΚΟΣΤΟΣ (μέρος τὸ δεύτερον)

Several common expressions.

This is important, useful, appropriate. Operae pretium est. Διαφέρει (συμφέρει).

It doesn’t matter. Nihil refert. Οὐδὲν διαφέρει.

In fact, nothing of this matters. Quippe leve est totum hoc. Μικρὰν γὰρ ῥοπὴν ἔχει ταῦτα.

Be it right or wrong, we don’t care. Recte an secus nihil ad nos. Καλῶς ἢ κακῶς οὐδὲν ἡμῖν.

I can’t care less. Nihil istaec moveo ...
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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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