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Neuter perfect participles

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Neuter perfect participles

Postby 1%homeless » Fri Dec 12, 2003 10:18 pm

Um... In page 122 (chapter 19) The book list a neuter form in all persons. When would you ever use a neuter in the first or second person? Maybe a castrated person would use this in the first person? :D
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Postby benissimus » Fri Dec 12, 2003 11:19 pm

Ha, that is a good question. You will occasionally see people addressing inanimate objects or neuters, e.g. cor, cordis (N) heart. There are also affectionate nicknames for both males and females that end in -um.
flebile nescio quid queritur lyra, flebile lingua murmurat exanimis, respondent flebile ripae
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