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a loca plana

Postby Kasper » Wed Nov 12, 2003 5:39 am

Just wondering, being Dutch as I am, how would I say I'm from holland?

sum a loca plana?

I can't help but feel my vocabulaire is seriously lacking here.
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Postby ingrid70 » Wed Nov 12, 2003 9:42 pm

I did have 'sum batava' as signature, but then I was born in 'de Betuwe'.

Groetjes,
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Postby Magistra » Sun Nov 16, 2003 8:17 pm

Just wondering, being Dutch as I am, how would I say I'm from holland?

sum a loca plana?


If you want to use that phrase, you'd need to change loca plana to the abl. pl. form -> locis planis.

However, from an internet search, I found some historical maps from the time of the Roman Empire and they indicated that the people of that region were the Frisii. I also found that the area was called Frisia.

So....you could say

Sum Frisius/Frisia. (adjective denoting nationality)

Sum a Frisia.

I hope this helps.

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