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Why Orberg used 'sunt' in such sentence?

Postby Eez » Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:36 pm

Sentence:
In capitulo primo mille vocabula sunt.
Why not:
In capitulo primo mille vocabulum est.

Any ideas?
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Re: Why Orberg used 'sunt' in such sentence?

Postby MatthaeusLatinus » Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:58 pm

because a thousand is more than one, it is plural.
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