Kasper wrote:You are right, it is a verb. What you must look up is the first person active singular of the verb. Can you figure out what this would be?
dlb wrote:Well, I hate to be pedantic but I would expect the ending of a singular verb to vary depending upon whether it is of the first or second conjugation; hence, o,as,at, or o,es,et.
dlb wrote:In the exercises for Ch. 3, #9 we have,
"O vir magne, populum Romanum serva." of which the meaning is clear. My question deals w/ the word, "serva, which I [assume] to be a verb."
Cassells says, "serva -ae, -f. see servus"
Under servus I find, "servus, adj ..."
I am expecting to find a verb. Can someone tell me what I am missing?
Damn it, I haven't picked up my latin book in three weeks, a cursorary glance read:
O great man!, serve the Roman people. OR the Roman people serve.
Arkan wrote:I'm a begginer, working in this same ch. 3 at the moment, but as far as I know "servo, servare" means to protect, preserve or save, not to serve. Please correct me if im wrong.
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