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Quia/Quod

The special vocabulary section of Latin for Beginners (BLD) says: <br /><br />quia or quod, because <br /><br />Acrobat page 31, #47, II.2., reads <br /><br />"The girls give a wreath to Julia, because Julia loves wreaths." <br /><br />My question is, should "because" here be translated "quia" or "quod", and what's the rule for determining which one to use? Do you just use whichever one you happen to prefer? Surely not...but I can't seem ...
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Latin Winamp Skins

This is a spinoff from Profile Language Pack, http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-forum/viewtopic . php?t=432<br /><br /><br />I have Latin skins for WinAmp, but I can't figure out how to install them :-\<br /><br /><br />What does this look like? Menu and Controls are in Latin too? Where did you get it from?<br /><br />I think you just create a directory for your new Skin, and place it under the WinAmp\Skins directory. Then launch WinAmp and ...
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Do you SPEAK Latin?

This is a Spinoff from Profile Language Pack, http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-forum/viewtopic . php?t=432<br /><br /><br /> a friend of a friend works in the Vatican's translation department, and it seems that, there, they speak Latin because it's the only language all the translators have in common!<br /><br />That is really cool! I like hearing about these instances where people speak Latin today. Who says Latin is a dead language??<br /><br />So my question to ...
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Fatum pessimum

Nihil est pelius his octo fatis! Quam pessima haec!
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Word of the Day: Week of 8/11

It has finally arrived, after much anticipation and heartwrenching suspense! The word of the day has arrived! <br /><br />8/11- Today's Word of the Day is elucubrare, in honor of our long-absent patron, Elucubrator! As you may be able to tell, this is a verb of the 1st conjugation. It has the regular forms:<br /><br />elucubro, elucubrare, elucubravi, elucubratus<br /><br />William Whitaker's Words translation program defines it as "compose at night; burn the midnight oil ...
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Submit a Latin Textkit Tutorial!

So far we have a few Greek tutorials in the works.. but sadly no Latin.<br /><br />If you are willing (and able) to write a helpful Latin tutorial that will highlight some specific point of Latin grammar for the beginner - we invite you to do so.<br /><br />Please private message me to request more instructions.<br /><br />Here is more information to better explain our new tutorial project:<br />http://www.textkit.com/tutorials/tutorial-instructions.php<br /><br /><br />thanks,<br /><br /><br />jeff<br ...
Read more : Submit a Latin Textkit Tutorial! | Views : 539 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Open Board


Limited Latin (from "About To Latine")

Quote from: bingley on August 10, 2003, 10:42:37 PM <br />We can say things in English we can't easily say in Latin, so English is limited? <br /><br />Could you explain how you reach this conclusion? Surely the limitation (if there is one) would be on Latin's side. <br /> <br /><br /><br />If you think about it - and here we're getting more into "Academy" subject matter.... every language has limitations in some way ...
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Bono Vox?

Someone was watching mtv the other day, and I overheard a segment about a musician named "Bono Vox." It was said to mean, "good voice" in Latin, but that can't be right. Could Bono Vox, with Bono in the dative or ablative, actually mean something in Latin? Perhaps "voice produced by a good man?"
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Greek Geeks and Latin .... ?

<br />OK, I know that the Greek enthusiasts are called Greek Geeks.<br /><br />What are the Latin enthusiasts called?<br /><br />
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Textkit T-Shirt Color

If you were going to buy a Textkit t-shirt (maybe it'll be the "Just D'Ooge It" shirt?), which color would you pick?<br />
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