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Ablative of place where

A sentence from Jenney:
"Hoc in loco ab animali interfectus sum."
Does the first part still translate to "in this place", despite "hoc" coming before "in"?
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I need help with translation from English to Latin

Hi everybody!

Could someone please give me a grammatically correct Latin translation of the following sentence?

"You did well to turn to our society."

Thanks a lot!
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3rd person imperatives

Could please shed some light on 3rd person imperatives? I don't exactly know the meaning of it, and its difference to the subjunctive. Could someone also give me a paradigm on its formation (including the rare passive forms), please?

VOBIS GRATIAS AGO
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feminae pulchram, correct syntax?

I just started reading D'Ooge's Latin For Beginners and I am now on part 2.

After going thru the singular and plural section I am left to conclude that, this is a correct Latin sentence?

"feminae pulchram" meaning "women are beautiful"

I am just asking, premature as it will seem to most, is if I am headed in the right direction?
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Latin audio sites?

Anyone know of a site like this one: http://dekart.f.bg.ac.yu/~vnedeljk/VV/

To help with pronunciation and just learning the language in general...
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A rhyme which I heard from my Latin classmates

"Latin's a dead language, as dead as dead can be
It killed off all the Romans - and now it's killing me"


I don't know about you, but that offended me. I was transfixed speechless at that. Talk about contumelias conicere!!
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New to Latin

I'm very much want to learn latin thoroughly, but I'm even having trouble with the beginner books on this site. Besides the beginner books on this site, does anyone know of some free audio lessons available on the internet that would work well in concert with the beginner books provided on this site? I searched google, but didn't find anything useful.
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Medieval stuff!

I have a little question for the ones who are fond of medieval Latin.


qui ac alicuius ecclesiae servitium se mancipavit


I don't see what this 'ac' means here and normally se mancipare takes a dative, why is there an accusative?

If someone knows, please let me know,
thank you,

Moerus
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BLB, Collar & Daniell, § 35

From "The Beginner's Latin Book" by Collar and Daniell - can someone be so kind as to check my responses. (With exercise text so no one has to look them up).

Critics welcome. Suggestions taken. Thanks in advance.



Page 12, § 35.I (Genitive And Dative)
1. It is the first hour. Hora prima est.
2. There is a full moon. Est luna plena.
3. The moon is full. Luna est plena.
4. The dove ...
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somnus enim istos habet

38 Latin Stories, chapter 9.

Context: Euryalus and Nisus are planning to sneak into the Rutuli camp, kill many men, snatch loot and "somnus enim istos habet".

sleep truly those (men) you have?

Any ideas?
MVLTAS GRATIAS!
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