Here's where you can discuss all things Latin. Use this board to ask questions about grammar, discuss learning strategies, get translation help and more!
I am reading the Gesta Romanorum and I keep coming across this expression: "penitus ignoro". What does this mean?
At first I thought it meant "I ignore the penalty" or "I am unaware of the penalty". But from the context this does not always make sense. Does it simply mean, "I am unaware of something" ?? Or maybe "I am confused" ??
- Textkit Neophyte
- Posts: 68
- Joined: Mon Jul 19, 2010 2:53 pm
"[Aliquod] penitùs ignoro" = "I totally/completely/really don't know [something]" / "I'm completely unfamiliar with [something]"
"Penitùs" adverbium est
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.
- Textkit Zealot
- Posts: 3270
- Joined: Sun Sep 10, 2006 9:45 pm
Return to Learning Latin
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Hylander, Jandar, MSNbot Media, Rfmo, Shenoute and 75 guests