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Practice Is Everything

Oh, how that rings true when speaking about Greek... (I am a beginner and have been studying for roughly two months...)

"Practice Is Everything" is a quote by Periander, as far as I know, often misquoted as "Practice Makes Perfect".

What I'd like to know is how the quote was originally coined in Greek. Does anybody know?

Please include some hints on how to read the Greek "type fonts" here in Text Kit in your ...
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If I were to translate from 38 Latin Stories...

If I were to translate a paragraph from 38 Latin Stories and post my translation along with the Latin form from the book without accents, macrons and such, would the people who know Latin be ok to check over it still? I'm not sure how to type the accents over my letters on the keyboard, so it would just be plain spelling. I just wish the book would have the English translations of every practise ...
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Greek Grammars in Spanish

Does anyone know any Greek Grammars written in Spanish. I know it is probably not likel. Older Spanish teachers who taught Greek probably used Latin for teaching.
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how do u pronounce "roma est"

is it pronounced "romast"? I read that if a word before "est" ends with a vowel, the "e" in "est" is cut out.
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M&F Answer Key PDFs

I've posted the first two Units of the M&F Key I am working on. More will follow as they are completed. The download links are:

Unit One:

Unit Two:

Please note that these are drafts, and that they contain errors. I welcome any and all comments, suggestions, and corrections. I will incorporate these into subsequent drafts, and I will insert the names of those who have contributed into the document.

You can submit ...
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Other Good Language Forums

When first endeavoring to take Latin my intentions were to learn the basic structure and language roots so i could learn other modern day languages. Textkit.com really helped me get through Wheelocks and now I think I have enough basic Latin to learn some modern language. I was wondering, does anyone know of a language forum just like this one for languages such as: Spanish, Italian, German, French, etc. Or even some to help teach ...
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educate me!

Hello, Im after a bit of help and it's a long time I did latin at school!
Is there a latin translation for the phrase "trial(s) and tribulation(s)"?
I invented "tribulatio et temptatio", but this is without grammatical knowledge, or true meaning of the words.
If anyone knows a correct translation, please post a response.

:roll: many thanks - Nels
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Is there a latin abbreviation for "As opposed to"

Not vice versa . . . . . but "as opposed to" . . .
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Latin Conversation - to speak or not to speak

Curious to know the opinions of board participants. There are a lot of options because I suspect that people have nuanced opinions about this question. Not all the answers are mutually exclusive.
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