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Well, at 3:30 am last "night" I was on an exercise rampage. Then I came across something strange, due to an understandable yet now corrected mistake.

Let's see if Allen and Greenfluff can answer this: what is the present 1st person singular subjunctive of "creare"?

Surely it can't be creem? I know that it would be pronounced "creh-em" but such an elegant language should not hold such childish subjunctivses.

Ponder that thought, or "fieri potest ...
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§ 439. Exercises I, II Dative of Purpose/End for Which, P186

I'll begin by uttering a rare criticism: this dative of purpose lesson in my opinion has not been explained very well here. That's to say, every time there is a dative like this I need to see in brackets (for), and D'Ooge does include that :? Hence I don't understand this concept properly, probably the only thing in which I don't see any logic in the whole ...

M&F Unit 14 English to Latin

Could someone look over these please?

The topics for this unit are:
Result clauses
Relative clauses of characteristic, result, purpose

1. They ran across the fields so quickly that they arrived home faster than their friends.

Tam celeriter trans agros cucurrerunt ut celerius quam amici domum advenirent.

2. There is no one who does not know that the commander of the allies has been in charge of the troops for many years.

Nemo ...
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h( grafi/s

Every single text that appears on aoidoi.org goes through preparation twice. The second round of course is all on the computer, and is probably the most tedious.

The first round of preparation goes through my standard treatment for all texts I read in the trickier literary languages, Greek, Latin should I ever commit to juming into the Metamorphosis, Sanskrit, Chinese, ktl.. I grab a large format notebook (by preference the Avery Dennison 43-581, 8x11in college ...
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I'm new here
My name is Sam, but my friends know me as Samius Sum.
I'm in Latin 2 somewhere in RI.
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What are quaestiones obliquas and verba constantia?

thank you.
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A forum

I know a forum that is different. not from textkit in particular(i think textkit's forum is one of the best.), but from all forums i know other then that one.

in that forum, everyone can delete or edit each and every post.
i know it sounds crazy, especially when it is the 2nd largest contents site in israel.

what do you think about that idea? and i don't mean what do you think about aplying ...
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An experimentation in latin composition

Ivan, Filius Vaccae

Latine redditus ex libro lusitano

In quodam regno, in quadam regione, rex et sua regina vivebant; filios quidem nullos habebant. Et cum in matriomonio abhinc decem annos essent, rex omnibus regibus, omnibus civitatibus, omnibus nationibus, omnibus gentibus adeo plebi populoque ut aliquem qui reginam de sterilitate curaret et filius ei daret quaerebat, nuntiare iussit.
Principes et nobiles, agricolae et divites mercatores in domo regia convenerunt; is eis carnem ministrare iussit et vinum ...
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#2 Expressing Purpose

N&H Page 4, Exercise 2

1. Do not send me to ask for peace.
2. We have gone home to see our friends.
3. I have bought a horse that I might not be tired.
4. You had gone to Italy to see the king's son.
5. He went to the city lest he should see his father.
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#1 Answers

1. Tell me why you are afraid.
2. We do not know what he is doing.
3. I do not know how many ships there were.

1. Dic mihi cur timeas (verearis, metuas).
2. Nescimus quid faciat.
3. Nescio quot naves (quantum navium) fuerint.

Feel free to discuss, correct, explain, and argue in a scholarly manner :D

Synopsis of material:

A Subordinate Clause is a ...
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