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Postby threewood14 » Fri Mar 12, 2004 1:42 am

Means Epic I think in English. I don't know the root. What does Epos mean?
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Postby benissimus » Fri Mar 12, 2004 1:52 am

It is a Greek loan word that Latin uses as the word for "epic (poetry)". It only occurs in nominative and accusative. I'm sure you could get a more detailed answer from the Greek forum if you are really curious; it looks like a really versatile word judging by the loads of definitions:

Latin definition
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flebile nescio quid queritur lyra, flebile lingua murmurat exanimis, respondent flebile ripae
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Postby threewood14 » Fri Mar 12, 2004 1:57 am

k thanks
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