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single source for gender etc of Roman names / places

Postby pmda » Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:28 pm

Latin dictionaries and glossaries don't typically seem to provide any help when declining names and places used in Latin authors. Is there a single source for such information...?
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Re: single source for gender etc of Roman names / places

Postby adrianus » Tue Jan 01, 2013 1:17 pm

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: single source for gender etc of Roman names / places

Postby Carolus Raeticus » Thu Jan 03, 2013 4:33 pm

Salve pmda!

While looking for LPC-resources I stumbled upon something which might fit your bill, at least if you do not need information about obscure places and persons:

The New dictionary of the Latin and English languages; with an appendix of Latin geographical, historical, and mythological proper names (Archive.org, PDF, 21 MB) is a Latin-English/English-Latin dictionary which also contains - as the title says - an appendix of place names and names of persons (only Latin-English not vice versa). It is 22 pages long and gives gender and genitive for the entries. The appendix is a little bit hidden. It begins at p. 177 of the Latin-English part.

The English-Latin dictionary part is not bad either (from a neo-latin point of view). I always wanted to know how to translate "adventurer" (e.g. in an RPG-context) into Latin: periclitator.

Valeas beneque tibi sit.

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