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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby jamesbath » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:16 pm

lucyaurora wrote:does that mean that it sounds bad when I speak in English?


I personally do not think your question is sincere.
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby adrianus » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:30 pm

Do I look nice in these trousers?
Bellusne sum his bracis indutus?
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby dlb » Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:15 am

Maybe she was just looking for a date?
Deus me ducet, non ratio.
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby MatthaeusLatinus » Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:58 pm

Hahae. Iocosum est.
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby jamesbath » Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:30 pm

adrianus wrote:Do I look nice in these trousers?
Bellusne sum his bracis indutus?


Bonus spectant. Videntur English.
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby adrianus » Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:15 am

In "Bonus spectant [sic]" your subject is singular, James, but your verb is plural. Further, "trousers" are feminine not masculine and they can't be the ones doing the looking. In Latin, I think you should say "bonam speciem praebent illae bracae" for "those trousers look good".

Singulari numeri subjectum das, Jacobe, verbum autem plurali. Dissentiunt subjectum et verbum ut scriptum. Porrò, feminini generis nomen bracarum, atque meliùs dicitur, ut credo, "bonam speciem praebent illae bracae" quia non spectant latinè bracae.
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby jamesbath » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:37 pm

adrianus wrote:In "Bonus spectant [sic]" your subject is singular, James, but your verb is plural. Further, "trousers" are feminine not masculine and they can't be the ones doing the looking. In Latin, I think you should say "bonam speciem praebent illae bracae" for "those trousers look good".

Singulari numeri subjectum das, Jacobe, verbum autem plurali. Dissentiunt subjectum et verbum ut scriptum. Porrò, feminini generis nomen bracarum, atque meliùs dicitur, ut credo, "bonam speciem praebent illae bracae" quia non spectant latinè bracae.


Gratias maximas tibi ago!

EDIT:
Sed quid de foramine in genu?
But what about the whole in the knee?
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby adrianus » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:02 pm

Happily, it's not a whole hole, but half a hole and handsome.
Fortunatè formosum foramen non foedum.
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby Kasper » Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:07 pm

Et certus esto, Adriane, ne tuae clunes magnas videntur illis in bracis.
“Cum ego verbo utar,” Humpty Dumpty dixit voce contempta, “indicat illud quod optem – nec plus nec minus.”
“Est tamen rogatio” dixit Alice, “an efficere verba tot res indicare possis.”
“Rogatio est, “Humpty Dumpty responsit, “quae fiat magister – id cunctum est.”
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Re: Latin accent in english?

Postby adrianus » Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:26 am

Trabeae causâ modo magnae videntur.
They just seem big on account of my coat's horizontal stripes.
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