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How Important is Pronunciation?

Well, How important to have correct pronunciation when you are learnig latin? I am just starting out and have read the first chapter of D'OOGE and was wondering how important it is.

If it is important what would be the best way to do it?

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Study group for John Williams White's First Greek Book

Hi all,

I would like to know if there is any interest in starting a study group for John Williams White's First Greek Book. I would like for all levels to be able to participate, but the main focus would be for folks who have no prior experiece with Greek at all. I was told that if there were enough folks interested that the site would be happy to set up a group for us. ...
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kai usage

So, suppose I want to say something like "many dreadful noises" (accusative), would I say it like this:

polla\j deina\j klagga/j

or like this:

polla\j kai\ deina\j klagga/j?

I think I'm supposed to do the latter form....

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spionic NT


This website has downloadable New Testaments in a variety of fonts including spionic

Nice for cutting and pasting into textkit :)
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Romans 6:2

oi(/tinej a)peqa/nomen th|= a(marti/a|, pw=j e)/ti zh/somen e)n au)th|=;

I translated this,

We who are dead to sin, how yet shall we live in it?

The pronoun threw me off. Any comments would be helpful.
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Greek Verb Principal Parts

Hello All

I am looking for a book dedicated to the listing of greek verbs and their principal parts. Is their such a creature?

thank you in advance for any assistance.

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Double-checking dative use


These are 3 senctences, in which I am checking for dative use. Hence, please confirm:

1. Quid est nomen filiae Latonae?
--Nomen filiae Latonae est Diana.

2. Quid est nomen filio Latonae?
--Nomen filio Latonae Phoebus est.

3. Dantne feminae dona Latonae?
--Ita, feminae dona Latonae dant.

Initially, my comments are these:

Interrogative sentence #1: "nomen" is the accusative singular, and "filiae" is the dative singular leading into the genitive singular "Latonae." Is analysis ...
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sentence confirmation


Please confirm correctness of sentences.

1. The pictures about the goddess were beautiful.
--Picturae de dea pulchrae erant.

2. The girls love beautiful stories.
--Puellae fabulas pulchras amant.

3. The poet Ovid tells about the goddess and the maiden.
--Poeta Ovidius de dea puellaque narrat.

4. Arachne also tells stories about the goddess.
--Arachne quoque fabulas de dea narrat.

5. The rash girl was proud.
--Puella temeraria superba erat.

6. Minerva was angry because ...
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Any study groups for White's First Greek book starting?

Hi all,

I am new to this site and am interested in the idea of a study group. I am just now downloading White's First Greek book and am wondering if there may be any interest in a study group for Greek newbies like myself. I would love an opportunity to learn with others on the same level as myself to share support and insight. Also to vent when needed.



Stacking enclitics

This might be a silly question, but is it possible to stack enclitics, like: Tuquene me amas? ("You too love me?")? Not that you need to use it very often, but if you can do like that, it's cool.
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