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by fierywrath
Wed Jan 25, 2006 12:11 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: H&Q Unit 8
Replies: 3
Views: 1516

H&Q Unit 8

Exercise I.21 says: e)pe/mfqhs ei)s a)gora/n, w)= ai)sxre\ r(h=tor, u(po\ tou= dh/mou kloph=s grafhso/menos. the book says only the passive of gra/fw carries the meaning indict, but then why is a future passive participle taking the genitive of charge construction? does the passive carry the meaning...
by fierywrath
Mon Jan 23, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Long Short A, E, I
Replies: 24
Views: 7272

when you say the english "a sound" before a vowel you can really hear the "i sound" in there. you might not hear the i in gay but you can hear it in gaiety. nevermind how about laying the natural tendency is to say ley-ying instead of ley-ing because there is a i/y sound. did you think we write the ...
by fierywrath
Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: -US and -UM Pronounciation
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

he does it in private so as not to have whiteoctave make fun of his pronounciation
by fierywrath
Fri Dec 30, 2005 12:22 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Cum Clauses with the Subj.
Replies: 6
Views: 2481

conjunctive, as several languages have decided to call that mood, are the same as what englishmen call subjunctive. conjunctive in english grammar-speak would NOT refer to a mood. it would refer to CONJUNCTIONS. a nederlander would, as any great intellect should know, have no way of knowing this. de...
by fierywrath
Tue Dec 27, 2005 1:55 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical or Medieval?
Replies: 74
Views: 38449

Brian wrote:De gustibus non disputandum (est).
whoever said that first was a moron
by fierywrath
Mon Dec 26, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical or Medieval?
Replies: 74
Views: 38449

Classical. Eccleastical pronounciation grates my nerves. the only part of classical I have a problem with is pronouncing v as a w. for me that's very awkward sounding. then stop writing v! do you feel awkward pronouncing wine with a w? i bet you dont! why then would you feel awkward pronouncing vin...
by fierywrath
Sun Dec 25, 2005 11:56 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Classical or Medieval?
Replies: 74
Views: 38449

Personally I find the Reconstructed / Classical pronunciation better than the ecclesiastical.

Classical........... definitely
by fierywrath
Sat Dec 24, 2005 7:12 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Viz. aut viz?
Replies: 10
Views: 2751

I already told you so scroll up and read my post until you get it.
by fierywrath
Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:47 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Aeneid Queries
Replies: 2
Views: 944

by fierywrath
Fri Dec 23, 2005 6:43 am
Forum: Wheelock's Latin
Topic: going to
Replies: 6
Views: 4554

Lucus Eques wrote:Exactly. :-) The future infinitive is used. Macte, amice.

Aue Caesar! Morituri te salutamus!
have you learned future periphrastic or active periphrastic because future infinitive doesnt mean im going to leave
by fierywrath
Thu Dec 22, 2005 3:27 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Aeneid 4.212
Replies: 7
Views: 1792

Re: Aeneid 4.212

"... cui litus arandum/ cuique loci leges dedimus," (4.212) is the usage of arandum here a gerundive? If it is, would it be translated "for whom the shore had to be plowed."? It seems like a passive periphrastic, but there is no being verb present. stop depending on sum! you dont need it! get it ou...
by fierywrath
Thu Dec 22, 2005 3:26 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: May vs. Might
Replies: 6
Views: 2766

because you cant say I FIGHT IN ORDER THAT I MIGHT OVERCOME THE SAILOR or I WAS FIGHTING IN ORDER THAT I MAY OVERCOME THE SAILOR. i would tell you to ask your english teacher why but that would be futile :lol:
by fierywrath
Wed Dec 21, 2005 7:57 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Translation help
Replies: 3
Views: 1071

monuverunt doesnt mean anything!
by fierywrath
Mon Dec 19, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: How do you say "legendary" in latin?
Replies: 5
Views: 6668

haha. fabularis. try fabulosus, textkiddies.
by fierywrath
Mon Dec 19, 2005 6:33 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Viz. aut viz?
Replies: 10
Views: 2751

Viz is more proper than viz., as any great intellect would know (the 'z' standing for the letters 'et', making it a contraction rather than an abbreviation)
by fierywrath
Sun Dec 18, 2005 12:35 pm
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: Questions from Lesson I to Lesson IX.
Replies: 5
Views: 5572

Re: Questions from Lesson I to Lesson IX.

bizzaroSquirrel wrote:First up, wtf does § stand for? Paragraph, line, point?
SECTION, DUH!
by fierywrath
Wed Dec 14, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Study advice?
Replies: 7
Views: 2189

Episcopus wrote:You are right to have picked the D'Oog textbook, Celtica. Just complete this first.

~E
you mis-spelt D'Ooge... some fan
by fierywrath
Wed Dec 14, 2005 9:59 am
Forum: The Agora
Topic: salve
Replies: 1
Views: 3969

salve

egosum novum puerum. egosum iratum. egosum laetum esse ho loco bonum! egosum tristem quia stulti populi sunt :( :( :lol: