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by RDH
Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
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Re: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)

Hi, I'm not entirely new. I signed up about a year and a half ago and asked, I think, a single question; so it seemed appropriate to post here. I took Latin in university, using Wheelock, and I barely made it. Barely making it was a first, though; I'd always failed language courses. (I was diagnosed...
by RDH
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:22 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Dictionary noun descriptions
Replies: 12
Views: 3990

Re: Dictionary noun descriptions

So, it was a dumb question; but I'm glad I won't have to worry about it any longer. Thanks for the answer.
by RDH
Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Dictionary noun descriptions
Replies: 12
Views: 3990

Re: Dictionary noun descriptions

My last response might have been too hasty (except in saying thanks for the answers, and giving my opinion of the site). Here's an example from my dictionary:

accusatrix -icis f. a female accuser: PL.
by RDH
Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:04 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Dictionary noun descriptions
Replies: 12
Views: 3990

Re: Dictionary noun descriptions

Yes! I think that's it, that last example using "letter" and "letters". Thanks! I'm still a bit confused about proper nouns, but I'm going to go over the replies more carefully before asking. This site's a really good idea; there's always some little stumbling block like this that can derail a study...
by RDH
Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:01 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Dictionary noun descriptions
Replies: 12
Views: 3990

Dictionary noun descriptions

I'm a bit embarrassed to ask this, but, my dictionary lists some nouns as "plural" after giving the usual nominative and genitive singular of the noun in the entry. Does this mean that the singular declensions work as plural? Another question I have is, do proper nouns ordinarily have plural declens...