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Declension

I was wondering...when you take a verb and write out the conjugations, you "conjugate the verb." When you write out the declensions of a Latin noun, would you say that you "declined the noun"? (And if it's all the same with you, I'd prefer to accept it... ;)) <br /><br />Keesa
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Adjective agreement

<br />So far in my exercises, the speaker "I" have been male. So "I am happy" is aeger sum.<br /><br />Does the adjective change if the speaker is female?<br /><br />A man says, "aeger sum."<br /><br />A woman says, "aegra sum." ???<br /><br />
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Daphne

How should Daphne be declined?<br /><br />I have the following clause in my latin software: <br />"Bracchia Daphnes in ramos crescunt" and it is translated "Daphne's arms grow into branches".<br /><br />But if it is possessive, shouldn't it be also genitive? And isn't es an odd ending for a genitive? (I can't find any samples of a genitive ending in es in Wheelock)
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Good translation site?

Does anyone know of a good online English <-> Latin translation site? Preferably complete with grammatical correction capabilities...?
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How much do you study?

Just wondering how much you study Latin on a daily/weekly basis.
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Sometime before the next Ice Age...

<br />I'm trying to translate this sentence from English to Latin, but unfortunately I don't know enough Latin to do so. This is what I have come up with so far:<br /><br /> Aliquando ante saeculum glaciei et<br /> ante totas in ordine solari in linea regunt ...<br /> mutare placeres meum nomen numeri telephoni in <the new name>.<br /> Gracias.<br /><br />Does it make any sense? Am I on the right track? What should ...
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BLD Ex117 Pg49 Is Ea Id

<br />I'm working on the Demonstrative Is, Ea, and Id and the related Personal Pronouns. Boy is this a toughie! I don't see any sort of "pattern" in the declension! Is there a trick to memorizing these?<br /><br />BLD mentions options for some. For example: ei or ii; eis or iis. Then he has a note below which reads "In the plural the forms with two i's are preferred". If that is the case, why ...
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Translation Question

I was looking on the Harvard website a while back, they had a science article about stopping light, and i looked at their symbol which said ve ri tas. i looked this up on www.webster.com as this is a good dictionary i found. When i searched it came up with en vino veritas which it said meant in wine there is truth. i am just wondering how that is ...
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Help Basically

My name is Seb and i am new to this site. i was just wondering if anyone has any tips on how to learn Latin or Greek or both. i am intending to learn both but i am currently concentrating on Latin so i dont get them both mixed up and i know more Latin than greek. i know more of it but what i know is still very little. I was intending to do ...
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Translation?

Non Sibi Cunctus, can anyone translate this for me please, i would be very grateful.
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