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Fully Digital Forcellini now online

A follow up to viewtopic.php?f=3&t=60081

Fully Digital Forcellini
Lexicon Totius Latinitatis

Here: http://lexica.linguax.com/forc2.php

A beta version of a fully digitized Forcellini from which you can copy-paste or search by CTRL+F.
This one took several years to release and it's still not fully finished (although quite ready to use)...

If you wish to motivate me continue in this kind of work and finish this project in my spare time, ...
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What are these subjunctives?

"sed ego ex te quaero, quoniam idem tu certe fecisses, nonne intellegas eo maiorem vim esse
naturae, quod ipsi vos, qui omnia ad vestrum commodum et, ut ipsi dicitis, ad voluptatem referatis, tamen
ea faciatis, e quibus appareat non voluptatem vos, sed officium sequi, plusque rectam naturam quam rationem pravam valere." (Cic. Fin. 2.58)

My best guess:
intellegas = subj. of indirect question
referatis, faciatis, appareat = modal attraction
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3rd declension noun gen pl ending in -ium/-um

still struggling with my basic latin
this question came to mind when I am trying to complete a Latin sentence, and in the near immediate future I think I will be doing Latin composition.
how do we differentiate 3rd decelnsion noun with genitive plural ending in just -um or in -ium?
The text (Orberg grammatica latina) simply tells that ovis, navis, urbs, et alia multa, end their genitive plural in -ium, while the rest ...
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LLPSI Cap XLV: Ceterum et...

Having indicated that the pact between the Romans and the Latini was more beneficial to the Romans Orberg (Livy) continues:

"..ceterum et capita nominis Latini consentire cum rege videbant, et Turni supplicio terrebantur. Ita renovatum foedus, indictumque iunioribus Latinorum 'ut die certa ad lucem Ferentinae armati frequentes adessent."

.. the heads of the leaders and the rest of the Latini saw to it to agree with the king, and were terrified by the supplication of ...
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Using PP Predicatively

Can you use the PP predicatively? For example, suppose I want to say "He is the undisputed victor." Could I translate this thus: "Hic est victor indisputatus." If so-- if at all besides context-- to be distinguished from "He was the undisputed victor"?
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de renovando: LLPSI Cap XLV

Revocatis deinde ad concilium Latinis, Tarquinius primum eos collaudavit 'quod Turnum pro manifesto scelere merita poena affecissent', deinde cum iis egit de renovando foedere inter Romanos Latinosque.

1) Does pro here mean 'in proportion to' or 'according to'. I notice that L&S offers this as one of its meanings and it would seem right here?

2) Deinde cum iis egit de renovando foedere inter Romanos Latinosque

He dissuaded / forced them from renewing ...
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Orberg LLPSI Cap XLV - Dative with Adjective?

Ibi tam atrox invidia in Turnum orta est, gladiis in medio positis, ut sine iudicio — novo genere supplici — deiectus in aquam, crate super iniecta, mergeretur.

There such a terrible hatred arose for Turnus, the swords placed in the centre, that without any authority - given to fresh pleas for mercy - he was thrown into the water, a mesh thrown on top, and drowned (sunk.)

Novo genere supplici is a bit tricky. ...
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Three questions about LLPSI XLV

Turnus vero minas in regem Romanum iactans ex concilio abiit. Quam rem Tarquinius aegre ferens confestim Turno necem machinatur, ut eundem terrorem quo civium animos domi oppresserat Latinis iniceret. Et quia tam potentem virum palam interficere non poterat, allato falso crimine virum insontem oppressit: Servum Turni auro corrupit, ut in hospitium eius vim magnam gladiorum inferri clam sineret.

1) Does necem machinatur take a dative case - Turno?

2) A servant of Turnus is bribed ...
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My Latin Plan

Salvete, amici mei. As noted in my introductory message, I have some Latin experience (I found it not so difficult to read Caesar about 3 years ago) but I need to take it to the next level at this point and I need to recover much lost ground. I've put together a plan and I can devote several hours every day to this. I'd like to ask for your critical opinion on this plan - ...
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Haec atque alia similia cum homo insolens iactaret

Turnus Herdonius is giving vent to his feelings about Tarquin ending with "Cum cives Romani alii super alios trucidentur, exsulatum eant, bona amittant, quid spei melioris Latinis portendi? Si se audiant, domum omnes inde abituros!'"

All clear… and then in the next paragraph Orberg has:

Haec atque alia similia cum homo insolens iactaret, intervenit Tarquinius. Is finis orationi fuit. Aversi omnes ad Tarquinium salutandum. Qui, silentio factio, primum se purgavit quod id temporis venisset: 'iudicii ...
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