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by reptilia5
Tue May 13, 2014 4:05 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Menses anni Latine
Replies: 4
Views: 2555

Re: Menses anni Latine

Gratias tibi ago Adriani! You gave me the info I was looking for plus some! Thank you for that link as well.
by reptilia5
Tue May 13, 2014 2:56 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Menses anni Latine
Replies: 4
Views: 2555

Re: Menses anni Latine

Thank you,Hulien for your response.
by reptilia5
Mon May 12, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Menses anni Latine
Replies: 4
Views: 2555

Menses anni Latine

Salvete omnes. I need someone to please check me on this to see if I am correct and to correct me if I am wrong. I want to say "The month of January has 31 days". Simple Latin,I know,should be a no-brainer but I have to be sure that what I am saying is 100% correct. My way: " Mensis Ianvarii trigint...
by reptilia5
Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Roman numerals phrase
Replies: 1
Views: 1546

Roman numerals phrase

Salvete omnes. So I have made a chart for my son on white poster board containing the Roman numerals from 1-100. I have a space at the top of the chart reserved for writing "Roman Numerals 1-100". I am wanting to write this in Latin. Thanks to Bedwere I am now able to correctly say "ab vno ad centvm...
by reptilia5
Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Phrases for counting in Latin and English
Replies: 3
Views: 1785

Re: Phrases for counting in Latin and English

Gratias tibi ago,Bedwere! :)
by reptilia5
Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Phrases for counting in Latin and English
Replies: 3
Views: 1785

Phrases for counting in Latin and English

Salvete omnes. I am needing to know if my phrases are correct for counting in Latin. I want to say: Count from 1-100 in Latin (or English). My way: Nvmera ab vnvs ad centvm Latine (vel, Anglice). I want to say: Let's count from 2-100 by two in Latin (or English). My way (and I have a feeling I am WA...
by reptilia5
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin translation from Greek
Replies: 1
Views: 1332

Latin translation from Greek

Salvete omnes. So I'm looking into a Koine Greek program for my son and this was an example that was used: Χαίρετε ἐν κυρίῳ πάντοτε: πάλιν ἐρῶ, χαίρετε. I decided to put my Latin grammar and vocabulary to a test and attempt a translation. Here is what I have come up with: Semper in Dominvm exsvlta: ...
by reptilia5
Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Thoreau's Latin Letters
Replies: 2
Views: 1762

Re: Thoreau's Latin Letters

Libenter :)
by reptilia5
Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:28 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Thoreau's Latin Letters
Replies: 2
Views: 1762

Thoreau's Latin Letters

I've been meaning to share this link for quite sometime but I am always getting sidetracked by one thing or another. Archive.org has a very good book available to those of us who admire the works of Henry David Thoreau. The book is titled "Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau". In the book,on pag...
by reptilia5
Fri Mar 07, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin Mathematics
Replies: 8
Views: 4004

Latin Mathematics

Salvete omnes. Does anyone know a good website that informs how do simple math in Latin. Latin Wikipedia has some good examples for addition and subtraction but not for multiplication or division. Example from Latin Wikipedia: Additio (-onis, f) operatio arithmetica est. Formula est: summandus + sum...
by reptilia5
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary
Replies: 6
Views: 3055

Re: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary

Thank you for that information. I appreciate all feedback.
by reptilia5
Wed Mar 05, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary
Replies: 6
Views: 3055

Re: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary

"It will be found only in works of poetry or high-brow works and not elsewhere (as in plays for the masses or in letters or elsewhere)." Understood. My next question: what writers and their works do I need to reading that is considered "high-brow"? Ceaser? Virgil? Cicero? Horace? Anyone else that I ...
by reptilia5
Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:55 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary
Replies: 6
Views: 3055

Re: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary

Intellego. Gratias tibi ago.
by reptilia5
Tue Mar 04, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary
Replies: 6
Views: 3055

Re: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary

Correction: It was Ivvenal,not Cicero, who used "acersecomes". My bad.
by reptilia5
Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary
Replies: 6
Views: 3055

Literary/Poetical Latin vocabulary

Salvete omnes. Qvaestionem habeo: What criteria does a Latin word need to meet in order to be considered "literary/poetical" instead of "common" or "colloquial"? For example: "acersecomes" and "adolescens". Both words can be translated as "young man" but according to my research writers such as Cice...
by reptilia5
Mon Mar 03, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Colloquia Latina by Benjamin L. D'Ooge
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Colloquia Latina by Benjamin L. D'Ooge

Is anyone working on or finished working with this this book? Looking for thoughts and feedback on this book. Personally I find it to be a great and useful little book. I would like to know the thoughts of others about what they thought of this book.
by reptilia5
Fri Feb 28, 2014 4:43 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: translation help
Replies: 3
Views: 1843

Re: translation help

Thank you for your help. I had a nagging feeling that something was not right somewhere,but now it is all crystal clear.
by reptilia5
Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Colles Romae
Replies: 4
Views: 2079

Re: Colles Romae

Qvirinalis/e - adjective of "Qvirinvs" (i.e "Romvlvs"); Collis Qvirinalis (Quirinal Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome). Qvirinalis M/F Qvirinale N Viminalis/e- adj. "Viminal" Collis Viminalis (one of the seven hills of Rome). Viminalis M/F Viminale N They are both third declension adjectives. Sou...
by reptilia5
Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:12 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: translation help
Replies: 3
Views: 1843

translation help

Passage: "Vero iter qvod ad sapientiam ducit durum est." Source: "Colloqvia Latina",Colloqvivm Vndecim by Benjamin L. D'Ooge My translation: "Truth which leads to wisdom is a difficult journey." Any takers on this one? I think I have missed the proper translation by a long shot! Thanks to any and al...
by reptilia5
Thu Feb 27, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Si erravi, corrige me,qvaeso
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

Si erravi, corrige me,qvaeso

Salvete omnes! Please tell me if I have correctly translated the following passage on Latin grammar: "Verbvm qvod formam passivam sed significationem activam habet deponens verbvm appellatvr." (From: "Colloqvia Latina" by Benjamin L. D'Ooge, Colloqvivm Vndecim) My translation is : "A verb which has ...
by reptilia5
Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Declensions of the names of ancient cities
Replies: 1
Views: 1451

Re: Declensions of the names of ancient cities

Please belay my request. I found it on latinlexicon.org.
by reptilia5
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Declensions of the names of ancient cities
Replies: 1
Views: 1451

Declensions of the names of ancient cities

Salvete omnes. Does anyone know a good website where I can find the declensions of the names of ancient cities? I am looking for the the genitive case of "Corinth". Example: Bellerophon erat filivs Glavci,rex (Corinthi?) Thank you in advance.

"Home-education rocks!"
by reptilia5
Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:16 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Declension of "Niobe"
Replies: 1
Views: 2011

Declension of "Niobe"

Salvete! Could someone please help me out with the full Latin declension of "Niobe" or possibly give me a link to the declension? Wiktionary,my usual fall back in time of need, has neither the Latin or Greek declension. I am only seeking the Latin declension. Thank you in advance. Home-education roc...
by reptilia5
Wed Jan 01, 2014 7:54 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Necessary books?
Replies: 9
Views: 5194

Re: Necessary books?

Thank you for that link,Carolus.
by reptilia5
Mon Dec 30, 2013 4:42 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin Drills and overlearning
Replies: 10
Views: 5897

Re: Latin Drills and overlearning

Scott's First Latin Lessons is a great book for finding sentences to grammar patterns you may have studied or already are studying. I use this book as a supplement for my son's lessons. Find it on archive.org.
by reptilia5
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin for toddlers
Replies: 6
Views: 3838

Re: Latin for toddlers

My son is Mongolian-American. His mother,my wife speaks both Russian and Mongolian fluently.Both languages are inflected just like Latin. My son picked up both languages very well since they are the main languages of our home. I speak passable Russian and Mongolian myself. No age is too young to beg...
by reptilia5
Sun Dec 29, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: "olim" et "quondam"
Replies: 5
Views: 3794

"olim" et "quondam"

Salvete! Are the words "olim" and "quondam" interchangeable or is there some funny Latin rule for their use? From my books it seems they are interchangeable,however,my books don't discuss the rules for their usage and I need to be 100% certain that I am using them correctly before I begin using them...
by reptilia5
Sun Dec 29, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: What is the difference between these words?
Replies: 2
Views: 2272

Re: What is the difference between these words?

Thank you so much for your reply. You have helped me immensely.
by reptilia5
Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin books
Replies: 0
Views: 1319

Latin books

Does anyone else out there use the books "Using Latin" books 1,2 and 3,and "Latin and the Romans" books 1,2,and 3? I am interested what others who use these books have to say on the strengths and weaknesses of these books. Since they are older books good reviews are hard to find. I personally love t...
by reptilia5
Sun Dec 29, 2013 3:59 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: What is the difference between these words?
Replies: 2
Views: 2272

What is the difference between these words?

Salvete. I am needing to know the differences between the words "marita","vxor",et "conivx".In my books, "Latin and the Romans" uses "marita", sed "Latin for Americans" et "Using Latin" uses the word "uxor". I know that "marita" is 1st declension et "vxor" et "conivx" are both 3rd declension. Maybe ...
by reptilia5
Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:43 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: How do I say this in Latin......
Replies: 1
Views: 1998

How do I say this in Latin......

Salvete! I am teaching my son the Greek alphabet in preparation to begin the study of ancient Greek. We use Latin to learn the Greek alphabet (example: Haec littera (alpha/beta/gamma,etc.) est; quomodo (alpha/beta/gamma,etc.) scibemus?; (alpha/beta/gamma,etc) scribamus; Quid est haec literra? (with ...
by reptilia5
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Declension of the noun "Latin"
Replies: 1
Views: 1349

Declension of the noun "Latin"

Salve. What is the declension of the noun "Latin" and what is it's complete declension? I need to how how to decline this word. I cannot find the complete decelension online. thank you for any help.