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Ovidus etiam

Postby Σεβαστός » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:25 pm

In this phrase, "et tepidum volucres concentibus aera mulcent" most translators seem to put tepidum agreeing with aera but obviously they don't. Is this tepidum functioning as an adverb? Thanks so much for anyone's help.
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Re: Ovidus etiam

Postby adrianus » Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:00 am

Accusativo casu hoc verbum graecum, scilicet aera, est.
"Aera tepidum": Aera is a Greek word in the accusative.
I'm writing in Latin hoping for correction, and not because I'm confident in how I express myself. Latinè scribo ut ab omnibus corrigar, non quod confidenter me exprimam.
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Re: Ovidus etiam

Postby Σεβαστός » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:19 am

Thanks Adrianus. I should have spotted this before! Can "aer" be both Greek and Latin, so to speak, with genitive aeris and acc. aerem?
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Re: Ovidus etiam

Postby adrianus » Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:08 pm

Yes, as you say. // Ita ut dicis.
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