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Roman hills

Postby pmda » Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:59 pm

Can anyone tell me whether the Roman hills: Palatium, Capitolium, Aventinus, Caelius, Esquilae, Viminalis, Quirinalis..are adjectives or nouns and if nouns what gender..?

Orberg seems strangely indifferent to explaining the gender, word form or otherwise of names of places.... I don't know why since he is so assiduous in explaining every other word that occurs for the first time.
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Re: Roman hills

Postby adrianus » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:46 pm

Nomina omnes, vel substantiva adjectiva Viminalis et Quirinalis. In dictionarium inquiras.

Neutrius generis Palatium et Capitolium
Masculini Aventinus Caeliusque
Et masculini Viminalis et Quirinalis [Collis] quae vocabula sunt adjectiva propria vel substantiva
Feminini Esquiliae
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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