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Postby LatinGirly » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:12 pm

Is it ok to add possesive pronouns in translation when it would not make sense without them. And why are they not in the latin text?
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Postby Kasper » Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:10 pm

Not only is it permissible, but often a must.

Why are they not in the latin? well, latin is latin and does not obey english grammar rules. they are generally implied from the context in latin.
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Postby adrianus » Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:32 pm

And Latin is not alone in doing this sort of thing. Other languages do, too.
Et non est Latinum sola lingua quae tale facit. Aliae itidem.
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Postby LatinGirly » Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:47 am

Ok thanks guys! I wanted to be sure I wasn't doing anything wrong.
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