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Ex 111 Q 5

Hi all,

A query concerning a possible predicate adjective.

The Q is: Galba unus cum studio laborat

The answer given in the key is :

Galba works alone with zeal.

Is unus a predicate adjective in this instance and thus remains nominative in agreement with Galba even though it comes after the verb?


Also,

If a Q states: One is a dog, the OTHER is a cat

and another Q states One is a dog, ...
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Answer key for Ex 95 Q4

Salvete,

I have a query about the answer given for this Question.

The Q is:

Pulchra est terra Italia

The answer given is: Beautiful is the land of Italy

Is Italy still in nominative case despite the answer being: "of Italy". Or is it a genitive case?

Thankyou so much for any assistance you may give me on this.

Thomas
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Ex 90 page 38 multi standing for many men ?

Salvete,

concerning Question 5 under Germania:

Multi Germanii in oppidis magnis et in vicis parvis habitant et multi sunt agricolae boni.

Is the second "multi" an instance of an adjective being used as a noun, in this case, meaning "many men" and since the men refers to Germanii, then it multi can stand alone as a noun thus arriving at the translation in your solution key "... and many are good farmers" Is this reasoning ...
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Ex 95 Q2 finitimos

Hi all,

Thank you all for your efforts.

About this Q, the answer key gives:

... and the beautiful fields neighbouring the river.

If finitimos is an adjective, then why is the following word "river" given as fluvio in the question. Is fluvio dative or ablative case in this instance.

Thankyou,

Thomas
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est

hi, im a new member and i've been learning latin through rosetta stone, and then some1 at yahoo answer gave me this link... very nice.

im a beginner with latina lingua, and i just wanna know the meaning of est.

thanks. :)
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New to D'Ooge, looking for Latin buddies

Hello all, I have recently (within the last month) started my Latin adventure. In that time I have already learned more than I ever expected to in such a short period of time. After completing several simple Latin introduction courses I found on the internet (most of which are located -> http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/latin.htm ) I stumbled upon Textkit. Since than I have dove into D'Ooge and have progressed to lesson ...
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New member wants to start a new group!

Hi, I have recently joined this forum and have just started to learn Latin. I am very interested in starting a new D'Ooge group.

I understand that a new moderator will have to volunteer. I am not sure what the requirements are, but I would be happy to volunteer.

Please let me know if any else is interested in joining this group. I probably can recruit about 5 people outside of this forum to join ...
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D'Ooge Redux

Salvete,

I am the last remaining member of the D'Ooge group that formed in January of '06. Two of us were keeping it going for the last year, but unfortunately my partner, Andre, could not continue.

Andre was updating the GTTS site with new lessons. I would like to take on this task. About half of the lessons are already uploaded. If the Textkit gods will give me the proper instruction, I will endeavor to ...
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Pronunciation question

:?: Quick question on pronunciation. In the word nauta it is listed as saying the au as "ow",as in, cow. Now a days we use the sound "aw"; which would be more accurate, or would it be something in between, like a softer "aw"?
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