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Accents

Hello Everybody,

I'm advancing with the Beginner's Book gradually but I have a question:

Is there any rule of the accents in the conjugation of verbs ?

I wonder why they change from conjugation to conjugation and from time to time.

Is there any rule to handle this problem ?
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Doubt in one of the exercises

The farmers' daughters do labour.
Exercise II.3 on page 39.

The answer key gives the answer as Filiae agricolae loborant.
Shouldn't it be Filiae agricolarum loborant.?

I just wanted to make sure, sorry if it seems very trivial or obvious.

Shanth
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new to the language

hey all, do any of you know where i can get free lessons so i can start studying latin? i am really interested in the language and am trying to learn it so i can self-teach necromancy. i need to learn the basics then so forth and so on, but i have to learn from scratch so if any of you can help please do. THANK YOU!!
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Why the present tense here?

In the Reading Matter after the exercises in d’Ooge’s L for B, at the start of ’How the Romans marched and camped’, page 214, I am confused by the following:

Exercitus qui in hostium finibus bellum gerit multis periculis circumdatus est. Quae pericula ut vitarent, Romani summam curam adhibere solebant.

Literally: An army which WAGES war in enemy territory WAS SURROUNDED by many dangers. The Romans used to take great pains to avoid such dangers. ...
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Basics of Latin

Hi, I'm new to this forum and have always wanted to be able to talk to people who know a LOT more latin than I do. I speak Spanish, so Latin shouldn't be so hard for me..well...actually it should :oops: . I've read a few proverbs and have a dicctionary for Latin, but I'm still missing the basics. I was wondering if you would be so kind ...
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New edition to BLD key

Courtesy of Ingrid et al. the BLD key has been updated.

jeff
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BLD Ex. 90 Page 38

frūmentum bonae terrae, gladī malī, bellī longī


- oh bad swords
- of the bad sword

both are correct ?

the bad swords = gladiī maliī ?
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Exercise Key from § 237 on

Does anyone have the Latin to English translations from §237 on ?

Can anyone send me them or tell where I can find them.

Urgent.
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Study Group

i'm just starting to work with d'ooge book and i'd like to know if there's any study group for this book

i've seen some for greek students and also for the popular wheelock's book (many of them... is wheelock's really the best learning latin book out there ?)
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Help a Latin-Beginner out !!

Hey there.

My names Roxxy and I’m from Chch NZ.
I’ve just started to learn Latin and I'm looking for all the help I can get.
Does anyone know if there is a Latin society or such in NZ or do you know of any sites on the net that would help out a very beginner?
Is there someone out there who would like to take me under his or her wing and help me ...
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