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Postby threewood14 » Sat Mar 20, 2004 11:52 pm

What are the Latin words for the following:


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Postby benissimus » Mon Mar 22, 2004 3:09 am

abolutus, -a, -um is an adjective that carries mostly the same senses as the word "absolute".

neuter, -tra, -trum is an adjective that means "neither" and is pretty obviously the source of the English words "neuter", "neutral", and "neutron", among others. "Neutral" in English has developed many meanings so you might have to specify. Do you mean "neutral in charge", "neutral in war", "indifferent" or something else?
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