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utius lux clarior est

hi there again, i wish someone could solve this for me...
i'm experiencing some trouble while translating some latin into english, this is the sentence:

videsne illa duo sidera? utrius lux clarior est?

in italian it is: vedi quelle due stelle? di quale delle due la luce è più forte?
in english it could be: do you see those two stars? ((...and then?)) the light of which of them is brighter?(?)
it sounds very wrong ...
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translating some latin into english

hi, i'm looking for some advice...
how would you translate in english these sentences:

1)proprii liberi carissimi cuique sunt.

2)erant duo filii Rheae Silviae, quorum alteri erat nomen romulus, alteri remus.

it is correct to translate ''quorum alteri'' with ''one of which''? or ''one of them'' wuold be better?
and it is correct to translate ''proprii liberi'' with ''everyone's own children''?

thank you for attention, have a good day.
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...is memor (adjective) a substantive here? Its use seems to be completely as a noun as i don't see it playing any qualifynig role in this sentence.

Id metuens et memor veteris belli quod ad Troiam pro caris Argis gesserat (nondum oblita erat causam irae ac doloris: iudicium Paridis, qui Venerem deam pulcherrimam esse iudicaverat), Troianos per mare totum iactatos longe a Latio arcebat.

The fearing and memory of the ancient war which she had ...
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hoc regnum

From Cap 39 Orberg LLPSI

Orberg explains how Iuno favoured Karthage:

Hanc urbem Iuno magis aliis omnibus dilexisse dicitur, hoc regnum omnium gentium esse volebat.

Juno was said to favour this city more than all others (ablative?), she wished this reign to be over all other peoples. ?

I'm sure I have the gist...but I can't figure out why it's hanc urben and hoc regnum - what's the syntax..?
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What suffix to add?

Hi all, I am wondering when I am translating a word from other language into Latin, what suffix should I add? I checked some examples about fluvius, but it showed sometimes it was translated as "-us", "fluvius xxxus", sometimes as "-um", "flumen xxxxum". And even in the orginal Latin, we also have "Tiberis" which is ended with "-is" while "Nilus" ends in "-us". So how can I decide which suffix to add?
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Roman numerals phrase

Salvete omnes. So I have made a chart for my son on white poster board containing the Roman numerals from 1-100. I have a space at the top of the chart reserved for writing "Roman Numerals 1-100". I am wanting to write this in Latin. Thanks to Bedwere I am now able to correctly say "ab vno ad centvm" but now I am needing to write "Roman Numerals from 1 to 100" in Latin. I ...
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Malis - Roma Aeterna XLII Line 152

Victo malis muliebri pavore—an online translation reads, "throwing off all womanish fears in their distress."

No dictionary I consulted lists distress as one of the translations of malis. If the above translation is incorrect, what would a better rendering be?
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Frequentes - Roma Aeterna XLII Line 96

Ex utraque civitate frequentes Romam migraverunt, parentes maxime ac fratres raptarum. From each city they departed to Rome, especially parents and brothers of the ravished women.

I'm having trouble making frequentes fit into this sentence. Frequent parents and brothers?
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Etiam - Roma Aeterna XLII Line 34

What is etiam doing in line 34 of Roma Aeterna XLII? The clause, Multi mortales convenere studio etiam videndae novae urbis (Many people came with a desire of seeing the new city) seems to make sense without it.
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What does the Latin abbreviation "celⁱˢ" mean?

What does this Latin abbreviation mean?:


Context: I'm trying to translate:
original Latin wrote:…ex qua absque ulla ulteriore suppositione leges illæ notissimæ a celⁱˢ Ampère, Neumann, Weber, conditæ sua sponte emanabunt.

Is this a correct translation?:
translation wrote:…from which (without any further supposition) those well-founded laws of Ampère, Neumann, Weber, on their own foundations, spontaneously emanate.

Thank you
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