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Computer terms in Latin


I'm amused. I just received Conversation Latin for Oral Proficiency by John C. Traupman, which had been recommended by others on this site. I was flipping through it and discovered Appendix V: Computer Terms! This is so cool! Three pages of computer terms. Here are some words on the list:

computatrum, ordinatrum (computer)
compulatrulum portabile (laptop)
compactus discus opticus (CDROM)
ex rete prehendere (download)
pagina domestica (home page)
partes programmationis (software)
plagiarius electronicus, effractarius ...
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May I just say... Woo-Hoo!!!

They said it couldn't be done...they said it couldn't be found...they said it was out-of-print and unavailable...but the Library proved them wrong!

I posted some time ago about trying to find an old Greek textbook, A Reading Course in Homeric Greek, Volume 1, which has been out of print for some time and can't be found on Amazon, ABEbooks, eBay, or anywhere else. On a whim, I asked the local library if they'd be able ...
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Greek Verbs

I have a few questions about verbs, because while writing my vocabulary / flashcard program, I have gotten quite a bit ahead of myself. So...

1) Are there *ANY* verbs that have 1st person dual conjugations? Smyth and Betts & Henry give me the idea that there are not, but I want to make sure. Databases don't handle exceptions very well, so if there are *any* verbs that have 1st person duals, I need to ...
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ever heard of the perseus project ...people?

hey evone! 8)

the perseus project at http://www.tufts.edu has a whooaaa!
huge collection of online texts in both greek and translated english
classical greek literature aswell as some contemporary...i especially liked their allen & greenough , demosthenes and livy's history of rome!!

heres-->> http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cache/pers ... html#text1

also check out--->> http://www.bulfinch.org ...
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Mystery Quote

Hi, everyone. I'm trying to put together my group's newsletter (by Friday), and one of the contributors wants to include a phrase often quoted by one of his professors long ago... only he can't remember the exact quote, or who originally said it. ::cough:: I'm hoping it will sound familiar to someone here. If you can tell me who said it, fantastic. If you've got the actual Greek text, well, you're my hero. It's something ...
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No orange icons...

Aren't the little icons to the left of the message headings supposed to be orange if there are new messages in the thread? That feature doesn't seem to be working for me.
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Homeric Dictionary - is it worth it?

I'm reading the Iliad using the LSJ lexicon, however I read on Amazon about the homeric dictionary and some people reported you can read Homer about twice as fast compared to using a regular lexicon. Has anybody used it and can recommend it? Does it have help with odd,unusual forms?


ab ore

I'm not sure about this from Wheelock:
'Tantalus sitiens flumina ab ore fugientia tangere desiderabat.'

I'm assuming it means: 'Tantalus, being thirsty, desired to touch the rushing river by his mouth.' or Because Tantalus was thirsty, he wanted to drink from the rushing river. I'm not sure what the 'ab' of 'ab ore' is doing there. Wouldn't just 'ore' by itself be correct? Unless it's ablative of agent, in which case can a mouth be ...
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Annoying accusative with infinitive

While reading De sano homine by Celsus (in my Latin course) I stumbled on the following sentence:

Hunc oportet varium habere vitae genus

It's followed by a list of things that a healthy man should do, so out of context I can guess the meaning to be something like "one should have these different exercises in life".

I guess hunc in accusative refers to the things following the sentence, thus being the subject of the ...
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Greek encoding test.

Can you see the difference?

a1 a! ta/ ta& w] w} tw= tw~

to find out what makes the difference, see

http://www.ccel.org/help/fonts/windows/SPIonic.readme
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