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What is the difference?

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What is the difference?

Postby OrthodoxBerean » Thu Sep 01, 2005 3:18 am

What is the difference in saying,

salve or salvete
vale or valete
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Re: What is the difference?

Postby Rhuiden » Thu Sep 01, 2005 4:20 am

OrthodoxBerean wrote:What is the difference in saying,

salve or salvete
vale or valete


Salve and Vale are singular and used when speaking to only one person. Salvete and Valete are plural and used when speaking to a group.

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Re: What is the difference?

Postby OrthodoxBerean » Thu Sep 01, 2005 4:28 am

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OrthodoxBerean wrote:What is the difference in saying,

salve or salvete
vale or valete


Salve and Vale are singular and used when speaking to only one person. Salvete and Valete are plural and used when speaking to a group.

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Thanks. Is that said somehwere in Wheelocks? I didn't see it.
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Postby Rhuiden » Thu Sep 01, 2005 4:34 am

Yes, they are imperatives. They are discussed on the top of page 5 in the 6th edition.

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