Maybe. I believe the book may mean that there are no third-person pronouns that can be used independently of the context, or that can be used in every context.blutoowithcarrotandnail wrote:They are differentiating something very vague here
I believe the book may mean that there are no third-person pronouns that can be used independently of the context, or that can be used in every context.
Can you use IS in the following way:
Question: Who did it?
Answer: IS (simply by itself)
Question: Who is going for a walk?
Answer: IS AMBULAT (with a verb)
Why couldnt you just put 'cat' in the genative?
Yes, and to clarify.blutoonwithcarrotandnail wrote:Why would you use 'IS' in the first place if you could just conjugate
the verb? Is it like personal pronouns like EGO and TU
that are for emphasis?
adrianus wrote:[i]Jacobum video. Eum [Jacobum] novi. Feles in angulo [aedis] est et eius [Jacobi] est. Is [Jacobus] eam [felem] mulcet.\
Maria Jacobum videt. Feles in angulo est et huius [Jacobi] est. Is [Jacobus] illam felem mulcet. [in case you think he strokes Maria]
adrianus wrote:I see James. I know him [in English = present tense & not "I knew him"]. There is a cat in the corner and it is his. He strokes it.
adrianus wrote:Mary sees James. A cat is in the corner and it is his. He strokes it/the cat.
Titulus libri tui, canorcareulecarotÃ¢clavoque, quis est?
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