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Pepomfa

Is there an obscure rule, subsumed with the other rules by the concept 'Euphony of Consonants,' to which one can ascribe the present perfect active form of the verb pe/mpw being pe/pomfa? I really do not want to have to memorize six principal parts of each verb; the four principal parts of Latin verbs are hard enough to remember... (all I do is complain ;) )
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beta test the new Details page

Textkit's details page is the web page that pulls specific file information from the database - terrible file name for a web page I know, but hey, I'm a programmer and we're known for unfriendly terms like this.<br /><br />please test this new page and if there are problems/suggestions let me know. <br /><br />http://www.textkit.com/details2.php?ID=6&author_id=5<br /><br />the whole 'top downloads' thread motivated me to make some long coming changes. Basically i want to compress the ...
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adelphos

I see from LSJ (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/pt ... %3D%231212) that a)delfo/j means brother or more specifically son of the same mother.<br /><br />Does this mean it usually refers to half-brothers? If so, what about half-brothers through the father or full brothers? What were they called?
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M&F Unit 11

My English to Latin translations are:<br /><br /><br />1. Having dared to enter the neglected house, the children fled as soon as possible when the guardian approached.<br /><br />Custode aggrediente, nati in domum neglectum ingredi ausi quam primum fugerunt.<br /><br />2. Desirous of money, the young men attempted crimes, nor did they fear the punishment which threatened.<br /><br />Pecuniae cupidi, iuvenes scelera conati sunt neque poenam minantem timuerunt.<br /><br />3. Famous consuls, don’t use all ...
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Pharr p. 26

Hello, I'm new to the forum. I'm Going through Pharr on lesson 6 and I have run into several sentences using the accusative form for indirect objects which I thought should be dative. Here are two, numbers 1 and 6, but several of the sentences have this.<br /><br />1. a)glaa\ a)/poina fe/rousin )Acaioi\ ei\j strato\n.<br /><br />I'm wanting to translate this as "The Achaeans bear glorious ransoms through the encampment" but the strato\n is clearly ...
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Sin or not

May one question oneself: is a really deeply evil/lustful/immoral/murderous etc. thought a sin? <br />And how does it relate to actually completing the action of which one thinks?<br /><br />For many say bad thought is a sin however most people can not help the odd evil totally unacceptable disgusting uncharacteristic thought that suddenly appears without any previous warning. <br /><br />And 99.9999% of the time no one ever even thinks of actually murdering their teacher ...
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Vulsearch

http://vulsearch.sourceforge.net/<br /><br />His program will display the Latin vulgate side-by-side with the Douay-Rheims translation. The author is finishing up his transcription of the entire Clementine vulgate into electronic form.
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Modern Latin Poetry

A collection of Latin poems written in the 20th/21st centuries. Plus a how to write Latin poetry guide and links to recordings of people reading different metres aloud.<br /><br />http://www.suberic.net/~marc/latinpoetry.html
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HELP!!!!

Hi! I'm a latin beginner, so I would like to know which one is correct or if none of them are:<br /><br />- Amicitiae verae aeternae sunt.<br />- Amicitias veras aeternae sunt.<br /><br />What I want to say is: <br /><br />- "True friendships are forever."<br /><br />Please help! :-\<br />
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Tutorial/summary Request

I am curious to know exactly how Latin poetry (and Greek, though I can't read it yet) actually are organized and function. I have a lot of comments (especially by Elucubrator) about the length patterns for words and such, and the different arrangements (i.e. hendecasyllabic, dactylic), but I am still incredibly vague on what it actually is. So, could someone please either direct me to a site or article (or write a tutorial) so I ...
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