Are you learning Latin with Wheelock's Latin 6th Edition? Here's where you can meet other learners using this textbook. Use this board to ask questions and post your work for feedback.
... sed primo dubitavit et negavit se de his rebus responsurum esse. I don't have any trouble translating this sentence but rather I question the Latin wording. Shouldn't the next to last word be responsurus(masculine)?
- Textkit Neophyte
- Posts: 57
- Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:13 pm
It's masculine, but accusative, agreeing with its subject, se. It's part of the acc + inf. construction which I'm sure you've come across before and which regularly follows a verb of speech or thought or perception.
An infinitive can never have a nominative subject.
- Textkit Member
- Posts: 153
- Joined: Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:42 am
Return to Wheelock's Latin
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 18 guests