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by Scipio1120
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: V's and U's
Replies: 30
Views: 37124

Re: V's and U's

I still say it seems a bit confusing to use the same letter twice. Any idea on what Virgil would have actually used? and pronunciation? Sorry, I was still editing my post. No, think of u as a lower-case form of V , exactly as m is lower-case of M , for instance (you don’t see m ’s in inscriptions, e...
by Scipio1120
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: V's and U's
Replies: 30
Views: 37124

Re: V's and U's

so then all caps would be forsan et haec olim meminisse ivvabit FORSAN ET HAEC OLIM MEMINISSE IVVABIT isn't that confusing to use the 2 V's or u's together? and how would you say is the correct pronunciation of iuvabit? I would venture ee-oo-vuh-bit? sorry i'm definitely no linguist The German tradi...
by Scipio1120
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: V's and U's
Replies: 30
Views: 37124

Re: V's and U's

hi! new here. my question was regarding V and U together. Specifically the Latin phrase from the Aeneid "forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit" i prefer no J, as i do not often see J in inscriptions when walking about Rome. But I do not see U's if my memory serves me well. Would then iuvabit be ivva...