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adjective agreement

Hello

Quick beginner-type question - can anyone clarify adjective agreement a little for me.

Im not sure about how adjectives agree with nouns because it seems that an adjective can agree and yet have a different ending

for example

page 14 first greek book

- machaira agathei (scuse the spelling dont have the font here at work)

- a good sabre

- why - not machaira agatha - ?

Thanks in advance,

Nathan
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Splash Latino

An Italian-language site with Latin texts, some translations into Italian, and a bulletin board.

http://www.splash.it/latino/index.htm
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JWW's Para 41, #1

Hi, guys,

I think there's something wrong with the translation given for Para 41 #1:

Oi)ki/ai mikrai/ shoul d be translated as (some) houses are small,

because the adjective comes after the noun and the verb to be is to be

ommited. To say Small houses with such a structure we should say

oi)ki/ai ai) mikrai/, right?

Máximo
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M & Q Unit 3, English to Greek

Could someone look over these translations please. The themes for this unit were:
perfect and pluperfect active indicative
present and aorist active subjunctive and optative
purpose clauses

1. We have freed the brothers in order that you may not destroy the peace.


tou\j a)delfou\j lelu/kamen i(/na th\n ei)rh/nhn mh/ lu/shte.




2. But you had sent prizes to Homer in order that he might educate your brother.


a)=qla de\ tw|+= O(mh/rw| e)pepo/mfhj w(j to\n ...
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Novus Sum

Novus sum atque male scriptum latini sum, timeo. Itaque optimus meum facio, erit satis, spero.
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Good English/Latin site for helping to learn Latin

Hi all!

Just FYI, when I was trying to learn Latin, one site that really helped me was www.LatinVulgate.com , especially the Proverbs section. It's a parallel Latin / English Bible site and the Proverbs book especially is especially simple to translate and read.

Anyway I'm looking now for more advanced sites that have English and Latin side by side, to help with my learning. Can someone recommend any ...
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book suggestions for long flights

Okay, as some of you know I'm heading to Sydney next week for a little family fun in the sun down under style.

The flight is long. I would like to read a book about history. Something that I can read a chapter here and a chapter there.

I'm endlessly impressed with this board's collective educational insights so I'm looking for some book recommendations.

Since I'm asking, here's one of my own. If you're interested ...
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Iliad 1:98

pri/n g' a)po\ patri\ fi/lw| do/menai e(likw/pida kou/rhn
After seeing a)po\ I was looking for a word in the genitive but there isn't one. How do I translate this word, and why isn't it followed by a genitive?
Thanks in advance.
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Helios

h(/lioj appears as h)e/lioj in Homer. Is the pair of initial vowels he just a very long 'e', or is it the relic of the old attic spelling(h for 'h', and e for both short and long 'e')?
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Answers to Wheelock

Update: The answers can now be found in the Wheelock Answer Key

OK, so I read each chapter of Wheelock and try to learn the grammar, vocab etc. presented. Then I do the self-tutorial exercises at the back, and then check my answers. Every chapter I find that I get at least some wrong, but that's fine, because that makes me recheck that bits I missed, and shows me where I have to be more ...
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