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Tristis paters sum ego/est hic

Postby blutoonwithcarrotandnail » Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:04 am

Hic is occasionally used for a personal pronoun in the third
person.

For starters the personal that i am aware of are: EGO, TU,
NOS, VOS. There are no personal pronouns for the third
person. There are in the reflexive but not personal pronouns.

Is the use of HIC as a personal pronoun as easy as this:

TRISTIS PATER SUM EGO

TRISTIS PATER EST HIC

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Postby calvinist » Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:29 am

Yeah, that's it. In the first sentence, though, 'ego' would not be placed at the end because it's only used when the speaker wants to emphasize "I am a sad father" that's just a matter of style though.
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