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by FiliusLunae
Sun Jun 25, 2006 10:12 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: In Honor of W. Annis
Replies: 7
Views: 2521

When you're done with that one... can you make one out to FILIUS LUNAE??

hehe... j/k... it looks really nice. :)

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Sat Jun 10, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: dative with adjectives
Replies: 5
Views: 1815

Re: dative with adjectives

... If this is true then the following sentence: LOCUS TEMPLO IDONEUS A place suitable for the temple shouldnt have the word IDONEO been used since it is in the dative? ... LOCUS TEMPLO IDONEO would mean "A place for the suitable temple". In another example: PRAEMIUM GRATUM PUERIS A reward pleasing...
by FiliusLunae
Thu Jun 01, 2006 6:52 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Lingua Hispanica
Replies: 9
Views: 3010

Re: Lingua Hispanica

If does someone knows spanish here I think there's a best way in this language to explain the Vocative Case. :lol: Yeah... I didn't understand either. :P And based on the kind of posts I usually make here, I don't think I need to answer your poll question. Hehe... ~FILIUS P.S. But anyway, I voted y...
by FiliusLunae
Mon May 29, 2006 5:09 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello all, this is Silvio from Brazil !
Replies: 20
Views: 5426

Feles in silva wrote: Sorry - mistake on my part. Haven't touched French in way to long. I guess I will stick to the languages I know:

Não sei aonde ele está - o cara sumiu.
Hehe... :-P

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Tue May 23, 2006 6:51 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: font
Replies: 11
Views: 2525

Re: font

The font on the body of the posts for me is really tiny and hard to read... it is different from the font in the links, etc. Am I missing something? :) Totally agree. I use Firefox. The font that was used previously was just fine. I'm using firefox too. I wonder if something was changed in the boar...
by FiliusLunae
Sun May 21, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Quomodo H littera dicitur?
Replies: 22
Views: 10584

:wink: And I should proofread my posts before posting them: cui is is pronounced Spanish "muy"... By which I of course meant: cui is pronounced like Spanish "muy"... Hehe... Spanish cuyo really comes from Latin cuius . However, I gave cuyo as an example because its pronunciation is similar to that o...
by FiliusLunae
Sun May 21, 2006 6:20 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Quomodo H littera dicitur?
Replies: 22
Views: 10584

To add to what Lucus said... cui is is pronounced Spanish "muy", as pointed out in various Latin grammars (i.e. in Spanish, it would be written "cuy", hence the word "cuyo"). Latin qui is pronounced like Spanish "fui"... referring to the vowel combinations here, of course.

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Fri May 19, 2006 8:12 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Time flies when you read Homer...
Replies: 23
Views: 12594

Congrats, GGG!

I rarely venture into the Greek forum... and peeked into this message.
I may want to do that with one of those Latin epics.

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Thu May 18, 2006 7:31 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Quomodo H littera dicitur?
Replies: 22
Views: 10584

Speaking of hypercorrections regarding the loss of /h/, the often-quoted example in modern times is that of Cockney (i.e. London popular speech): More on this site : "An example from the musical My Fair Lady is, "In 'Ertford, 'Ereford, and 'Ampshire, 'urricanes 'ardly h ever 'appen". " And I agree w...
by FiliusLunae
Thu May 18, 2006 6:17 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Hello all, this is Silvio from Brazil !
Replies: 20
Views: 5426

Como disse já o nosso amigo Andrus: Bem-vindo!

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Thu May 18, 2006 6:15 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Sanskrit on textkit
Replies: 12
Views: 3164

I say yes.
Even though I might not be ready to take up Sanskrit right now, it would be awesome to see it added to the list of Classical languages... plus the Textkit community would grow??? :P

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Thu May 11, 2006 8:30 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Late Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2323

... and I thought I was way late... when I made my first post six months after I registered for the forums.

Welcome.

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:32 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Whats easier to learn?
Replies: 85
Views: 25604

Go with Latin... it rocks.

That... and the fact that the Romance languages come from it... it's awesome to study a whole family of languages.

But yeah.. my vote is for Latin.

:P

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Thu Mar 30, 2006 9:35 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: another Latin-into-Spanish question...
Replies: 7
Views: 2233

Hola, madridkate. Te escribo este mensaje en castellano, pues la ayuda que pides requiere del mismo. Este "jussive subjunctive" es como una ordén en tercera persona; o sea, como un imperativo, por decirlo así. Tú misma lo has notado. En otras palabras, una ordén indirecta, que la das sin dirigir...
by FiliusLunae
Wed Jan 18, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Lingua Latina Pars I - Familia Romana
Replies: 84
Views: 74697

Re: Pronunciation: Seeming irregularities

Salve Amici! Salve, Amice (adressing one person)... but the verb form requires the plural here, wouldn't you agree? 8) I've been reading all the posts in this Forum on the topic of Classical or Medieval? A topic which has been quite amusing. I won't weigh in here since my question is around why is ...
by FiliusLunae
Mon Jan 16, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: How to say and a dictionary question
Replies: 15
Views: 3808


by FiliusLunae
Mon Jan 16, 2006 7:27 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical or Medieval?
Replies: 74
Views: 37633

I totally prefer a Classical pronunciation, reconstructed as much as possible. I seem to side with all the points Lucus makes, in that I like to stress a correct and consistent Latin pronunciation, and we seem to agree on what that should be. (And Lucus, even though we haven't had to chance to, I'd ...
by FiliusLunae
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ides of March Contest ... let's wrap this up!
Replies: 35
Views: 9022

Latin!

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Tue Dec 20, 2005 9:18 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: salutatio
Replies: 11
Views: 3536

Benvingut!

Wait... I mean...

Salve!
by FiliusLunae
Tue Dec 20, 2005 9:08 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: First composition in Latin
Replies: 11
Views: 2987

Muito bem escrito, amigo, Andrus! Eu também tenho escrito algumas coisinhas, além de estar a ler o nosso querido Harrius.
Se precisares de ajuda em português, ofereço-me para te ajudar. :P

~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Sat Dec 17, 2005 8:07 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Why?
Replies: 31
Views: 7727

I mean... do I really ? http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/mesg/emoticons7/10.gif I picked "to study Linguistics", which is what I'm studying... but mainly I started studying Latin due to my great passion for the Romance languages. http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/mesg/emoticons7/15.gif ~FILIUS
by FiliusLunae
Sat Dec 10, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: In Defence of Harry Potter
Replies: 30
Views: 7865

For what it's worth, I personally would have never in a million years thought of reading any of these Potter books, had the first one not been translated into Latin. I mean, I haven't even watched the movie. As for the storyline, I think it's an entertaining one; it keeps me interested wondering wha...
by FiliusLunae
Tue Oct 18, 2005 12:04 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Huge Latin Language Resource on Net Temporarily; HELP
Replies: 37
Views: 10231

Thanks a lot, Kynetus. It's indeed pretty cool. But yeah, the download was slow! Hehe.. in any case, worth it. I do agree with you in that people involved with Latin are likely to have at least a workable knowledge of French.

;-)
by FiliusLunae
Sat Oct 15, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: harrius potter
Replies: 4
Views: 1403

Salve! Well, the style is definitely classical. I mean, you won't see any "ad te dixi" for "tibi dixi", at least as far as I've read, but I doubt there is anything grammar-wise that may be characteristic of Medieval Latin. Mmhh.. I don't know what it is, but the Latin is pretty straightforward. If a...
by FiliusLunae
Sat Oct 15, 2005 9:15 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Please advise: How to begin self-study
Replies: 21
Views: 5591

Salve o dea nate Hail o thou goddess born. I salute you as goddess born because wasn't the moon considered a goddess and don't you use the moniker "filius lunae". Do you have a real name or a latin name that I can address you with. Mmh... I like "Filius Lunae"? http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/m...
by FiliusLunae
Fri Oct 14, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Please advise: How to begin self-study
Replies: 21
Views: 5591

... Here would be my program for in-home latin language acquisition: ... Wow, Kynetus, that is like totally my goal! I agree with you on everything, and it's very similar to the approach I'm following myself. After a year of studying Latin, I am looking to use it as much as possible: reading it, wr...
by FiliusLunae
Tue Oct 11, 2005 9:19 am
Forum: The Agora
Topic: Colloquia per AIM
Replies: 6
Views: 6722

Salue, amice! Iam Florentiae in Italia sum ubi Latine ac Graece et Neograece discam. Cur non antea responsisti? :-( namque difficile nunc est reti (internet) uti cum in Italia sim. Sed paulisper, mense Ianuario, rursus in America ero; tum colloqui occipere possimus. Luce. Quid agis? Nescivi te in I...
by FiliusLunae
Mon Oct 10, 2005 7:16 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Opinions on this latin name use
Replies: 11
Views: 2471

Hello Thankyou for your reply. Here is where I found the name. Main Entry: 1mer·chant Pronunciation: 'm&r-ch&nt Function: noun Etymology: Middle English marchant, from Old French marcheant, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin mercatant-, mercatans, from present participle of mercatare to trade, frequentati...
by FiliusLunae
Wed Oct 05, 2005 8:30 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Writing style in Harry Potter
Replies: 8
Views: 2335

I was flipping through the Latin edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, and I noticed that while proper nouns were capitalised, sentences were otherwise written all in lower case. Is this the style to write in Latin, at least today? Ooh.. that's exactly what I'm reading right now! It'...
by FiliusLunae
Tue Sep 27, 2005 7:27 pm
Forum: Wheelock's Latin
Topic: egeo aut careo?
Replies: 7
Views: 4263

Deudeditus wrote: And concerning the locative... I hear about it all the time, but wheelock's doesn't talk much about it.. Or I've missed everything about it. :oops:
It's mentioned in Ch. 37, section "Constructions of Place and Time."

8)
by FiliusLunae
Sun Sep 25, 2005 4:29 am
Forum: The Agora
Topic: Colloquia per AIM
Replies: 6
Views: 6722

Salve, Luce, amice!

Velim ego tecum colloqui! Non autem subitum nuntium de AIM habeo, sed illum de MSN. Quid dicis?
Tua intellego omnia, Episcopi verba nullo modo. Image
by FiliusLunae
Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:31 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Find three differences
Replies: 16
Views: 3070

Re: Find three differences

rimon-jad wrote:...and you will be part of 1% people in the world. :wink:
http://members.home.nl/saen/Special/zoeken.html
Wow... I found them!!! :wink:
by FiliusLunae
Sun Sep 11, 2005 4:57 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin Music
Replies: 4
Views: 1108

I'm not sure I understand your question. Poems are songs, the music in Latin poetry is in the patterns of vowel length and probably in pitch/tone. It is no coincidence that carmen for example means both "song" and "poem", among other things. The difficulty in reciting such ancient songs is trying t...
by FiliusLunae
Sun Sep 11, 2005 3:13 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin Music
Replies: 4
Views: 1108

Re: Latin Music

But how about in Classical Latin? Was there only poetry and no "sung" songs? What if a poem had been adapted to a melody, would the long vowels have been adjusted to fit long notes (for instance, quarter notes), and short vowels to short notes (for instance, eighth notes)? I think it would be the o...
by FiliusLunae
Sun Sep 11, 2005 1:13 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin Music
Replies: 4
Views: 1108

Latin Music

Hello, all. I was wondering about any music the Romans might have been involved with. My concern is the length of the vowels; how these were handled. As you all know, notes in music can be long or short, so that, for instance, in a pop song, the stressed syllables are usually placed on a stressed no...
by FiliusLunae
Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:40 am
Forum: Wheelock's Latin
Topic: Additional exercises for Wheelock
Replies: 9
Views: 8510

That is not the case. The most important part of the Dowling Method is Lingua Latina , whose first volume I have completed and have enjoyed so, so immensely. Second only to my time in Italy, this one book alone has been the best language learning experience of my life. It's that good, in my opinion...
by FiliusLunae
Sat Aug 06, 2005 10:06 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: The use of that.
Replies: 23
Views: 4401

Episcopus wrote: How did you come to learn swedish? And why? It is a minor European language after all.
MMhh.. I'm always asked and told the very same thing concerning Catalan, Occitan... and now, even Romanian. :roll: But we, language "scholars" (err.. yeah), all have our valid reasons. 8)
by FiliusLunae
Sat Aug 06, 2005 9:53 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Sites de idiomas em português, quem sabe?
Replies: 16
Views: 6600

Tu como adorador de Línguas, recomendas-me alguma ótima gramática de Inglês, de preferência completa (que esgote o assunto)? MMh... sinceramente, não conheço nenhuma gramática inglesa. Desculpa. Sou do Rio de Janeiro, no Brasil sim. Ah, carioca. Quero um dia falar e escrever o Inglês tão bem quanto...
by FiliusLunae
Sat Aug 06, 2005 9:27 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Saving music downloaded with Quicktime
Replies: 9
Views: 1897

Ah, no worries about Pro; it appears noster Filius Lunae knows best in these matters (very interesting, Fili! do you know how one manages that on Safari?). Salve, Luce! I've never used Safari, but I would imagine that the concept is the same: simply locate your cache. So go into the help files and ...
by FiliusLunae
Sun Jul 31, 2005 11:19 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Saving music downloaded with Quicktime
Replies: 9
Views: 1897

Re: Saving music downloaded with Quicktime

Ave. If I download music that uses Quicktime, can I save it so that I don't have to download it every time that I want to listen to it? May God pay you back with many children. Hola, Bardo. Com estàs? I suppose you intend to save to your computer a file that plays with the Quicktime player in your ...