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by ingrid70
Sun Aug 21, 2005 4:20 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: index librorum de antiquis hactenus acquisitorum
Replies: 18
Views: 5665

hmm, I love that bottle of wine in one of the shelves :).

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sun Aug 14, 2005 9:35 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Well then!
Replies: 17
Views: 3919

'age', perhaps?

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Wed Aug 03, 2005 8:43 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Declining Latin Nouns
Replies: 22
Views: 5778

I don't think Hans invented it :). My 1858 Madvig grammar (i.e. translated and edited by a Dutch schoolmaster) has the nom, acc order; all my other grammars, written originally by Dutch schoolmasters have nom, gen, etc. Madvig was Danish, I believe. Anyway, the nom, acc, etc. order used in Scandinav...
by ingrid70
Tue Aug 02, 2005 8:13 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Declining Latin Nouns
Replies: 22
Views: 5778

I'm Dutch, and I learned nom, gen, dat, acc, abl (with the vocative mentioned separately for the 2nd decl.).
This German site (http://www.univie.ac.at/latein/lerg/frames.htm##1=http:/) uses the nom, gen, order too.
So not all of Europe uses nom, acc. etc.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sun Jul 03, 2005 11:00 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What is everyone reading?
Replies: 73
Views: 18702

I know what you mean... that's why I finished Middlemarch - I thought something interesting must happen to them. I guess something interesting did - but well, I just didn't find it that interesting really. It was a bit like a soap opera in some ways. I mean, of course much better script and all - a...
by ingrid70
Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What are we?
Replies: 40
Views: 9722

Bardo de Saldo wrote: I textkut.
That would definitely never pass a Dutch netnanny filter...

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Raya Returneth
Replies: 19
Views: 5262

What? The kids don't get their own computers? :lol: I keep telling hubby that we'll need to get a standalone computer for our little girl by the time she turns 2. Don't want her playing on our computers. We allow the kids 45 minutes a day on the computer, otherwise they'd be glued to it all day. Th...
by ingrid70
Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:39 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What are we?
Replies: 40
Views: 9722

amans wrote:
And what would one say in Hebrew? In Spanish? In Dutch?
In Dutch, it would probably be: Textkitters & Textkitsters (male and female)

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Fri Jun 17, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Raya Returneth
Replies: 19
Views: 5262

My husband uses 2 or 3 computers for his computer game...fortunately, we're both geeks, I've got my own computer & laptop. I share mine with the kids, though. They're geeklets.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sun Jun 12, 2005 10:25 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Luke
Replies: 14
Views: 3882

Well done, amans :). The word 'naast' means next to, apart from in this context. So, next to the website there's the dictionary and CD-Rom. I'm the proud owner of the CD-Rom version :). Knowing German certainly does help with Dutch, my first lesson of German in high school consisted of reading 2 pag...
by ingrid70
Sat Jun 11, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Luke
Replies: 14
Views: 3882

Lucus Eques wrote:Yay! quam mirum! Well that's great; I'm glad there is a connection. Tibi tantissimas ago gratias.

What dictionary is that? Is luceo ancient Latin?
It was: http://www.latijnnederlands.nl/, not much use to you, I'm afraid. It's also in my other paper Latin-Dutch dictionary.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Fri Jun 10, 2005 6:26 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Luke
Replies: 14
Views: 3882

According to my dictionary, lucus is derived from luceo, and originally meant 'light spot', 'open spot in the woods'.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Tue May 31, 2005 10:03 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: I know it's a lot to ask but.....
Replies: 2
Views: 2348

Non quiescam nisi urbem Romam cepero

I think this should be: I will not rest unless I will have taken the city of Rome (not just any Roman city).

Hope this helps.
Ingrid
by ingrid70
Wed May 11, 2005 6:21 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: A grammar question for all/any speakers of Dutch
Replies: 2
Views: 748

In grammatical terms: Dutch doesn't use an auxiliary verb to form questions, as English does; we just inverse subject and verb:

hij werkt in een winkel - werkt hij in een winkel?
he works in a shop - does he work in a shop?



Ingrid
by ingrid70
Wed May 11, 2005 6:17 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Need a translation of some Dutch sentences
Replies: 5
Views: 1197

Strange sentences indeed. Where do they come from?


En wat doen ze daar? - And what are they doing there?

Weet je een kerk? - Do you know a church?

Valt ie hier om? Does he topple over here? ('ie' is colloquial for 'hij' - meaning he.)

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sun May 08, 2005 12:14 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Biblioteca gallica
Replies: 4
Views: 1192

"Texte seul" gives you the text without the page numbers on the left., as opposed to "pagination".

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sat May 07, 2005 10:52 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Biblioteca gallica
Replies: 4
Views: 1192

If you want to download a document, hit 'telecharger'.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Wed May 04, 2005 12:17 pm
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: XXIX, § 176: Possible corrections to key.
Replies: 8
Views: 6811

It is 'him' as this sentence has context; it's Cepheus who's going to be persuaded.

I have corrected the errors in my copy of the key. Keep those comments coming, and when you reach the point were the key stops, please send your translations to me...

Ingrid, 'editor' (ahem) of the key.
by ingrid70
Tue May 03, 2005 9:31 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: big doubts
Replies: 11
Views: 2577

the genitive of uis does occur (as uis, although the quantity of the i is unknown) but is avoided for understandable reasons of confusion. it occurs in Varro, Tacitus, Ulpianus and the libri pandectarum and (presumably) in some other hidden corners. it should of course be avoided by due periphrasis...
by ingrid70
Sat Apr 30, 2005 6:28 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Marisa is born!
Replies: 27
Views: 5487

mariek wrote:I'm still trying to master typing with one hand (while holding baby in the other). I gave up on the dvorak keyboard mapping and went back to qwerty.[/color]
Believe me, you will get used to it. Forget about capitals though :).

Ingrid, mother of two :).
by ingrid70
Wed Apr 27, 2005 6:04 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Good textkit book for beginner Latin
Replies: 2
Views: 844

Re: Good textkit book for beginner Latin

Probably the best way to start is with D'Ooge's Latin for beginners. Many people here have worked from it or are still doing so, and there is a kind of key, made by several textkit members. It is still not complete and certainly not errorfree, but it is a handy thing to have.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Mon Apr 25, 2005 11:09 am
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Beginner's problem with a sentence
Replies: 3
Views: 950

Re: Beginner's problem with a sentence

werwolf wrote:
Please help me to analyse this sentence:
Comes poetae poematae grato liberatus est cura.
I think poematae should read poemate.
Cura is a noun in the ablative, dependent on liberare:

The companion of the poet has been freed from care by the pleasing poem.

Hope this helps,
Ingrid
by ingrid70
Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:05 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Marisa is born!
Replies: 27
Views: 5487

Congratulations, Marie. What a lovely name. Looking forward to seeing the pictures., but take your time. The baby comes first :).

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Fri Mar 25, 2005 8:02 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: It's a Girl!
Replies: 24
Views: 5257

Congrats. :D

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Thu Mar 17, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Don Bardo de Saldo at your service
Replies: 8
Views: 1913

jeff wrote: No I haven't heard of Asuranceturix.
I think he's called Cacofonix in English. A bit more confidence in yourself, Bardo de Saldo :).

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Wed Mar 16, 2005 9:15 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Latin words for modern technology
Replies: 1
Views: 9347

by ingrid70
Tue Mar 08, 2005 9:12 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Avete!
Replies: 23
Views: 5402

Could you fight a 'patatje oorlog' with that? :)

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Mon Feb 28, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Quiz
Replies: 40
Views: 10154

In Dutch the expression is that children and drunkards tell the truth (sometimes with fools thrown in). For those that read Dutch: http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/stoe002nede01/stoe002nede01_1161.htm with Whiteoctave's references mentioned too... Ingrid (neither child nor drunk, hopefully not a fool, but ...
by ingrid70
Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:42 am
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: Would D'ooge be okay for children?
Replies: 8
Views: 6814

I think the Collar and Daniell book presumes more knowledge than D'Ooge, so the latter might be the easiest to start with. You could use the exercises from the other book to supplement where necessary, and the colloquia for extra reading practice.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:37 pm
Forum: Latin For Beginners by D'Ooge
Topic: Would D'ooge be okay for children?
Replies: 8
Views: 6814

I think both D'Ooge and Collar and Daniell were originally meant to teach children of that age; they are after all, old school textbooks. I don't know what they taught at primary school at that time though, so you might have to go slow on some things.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sat Jan 29, 2005 10:12 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Cheimatica
Replies: 23
Views: 6162

Here in the Netherlands I can hardly remember the last time it really snowed. That is, more than the odd flake here and there. It snowed this afternoon... for 5 minutes. :( Adelheid Hmm, here it was just enough to colour the streets white, but not enough to throw snowballs. But I got some pictures ...
by ingrid70
Sun Nov 28, 2004 3:40 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: what an ordeal
Replies: 16
Views: 3250

Hmm, I just sit down on a chair, trying on whatever my husband brings me, and I'm usually ready in a jiffy. Same with clothes shopping, I hide myself in a fitting room, and wait for what he comes up with. Now buying clothes for him, that takes far longer. And while he used to go to the shoe shop, te...
by ingrid70
Tue Nov 23, 2004 10:37 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Picture Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 30259

Not in a big city, but at home. All pictures of me in famous cities are from a pre-kids era. Nowadays, holiday pictures are of the kids in famous cities...or just of the kids, whereever they are. So this is me behind the kids' computer. As you can see, they have been tearing at the wallpaper there :...
by ingrid70
Sat Nov 20, 2004 7:18 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Why am I all alone?
Replies: 16
Views: 4659

Perhaps you should read Max Frisch: Don Juan
oder Die Liebe zur Geometrie (Don Juan or The Love of Geometry). I read that for my final exams in high school. One of the few German books I actually liked.

Ingrid, who would vote for algebra.
by ingrid70
Sun Nov 07, 2004 10:38 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: How many languages do you know?
Replies: 35
Views: 14034

I have to be honest, I can read a book in German mostly because of its similarities to Dutch, not because I remember much of the 5 years of high school German (with the most abominable teacher there ever was :( ).
I have once been able to read books in French...when I was 16 or so.

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Sun Nov 07, 2004 10:36 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Am I phonetically challenged?
Replies: 46
Views: 24375

I don't have much to say about how I pronounce calm and top, because I'm not a native speaker of English, but I did study it, and I have a pronunciation dictionary. According to this dictionary, in General American , the vowels in calm and top are in fact the same vowel. The vowel used in top in RP ...
by ingrid70
Thu Nov 04, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: One thing that really bugs me...
Replies: 41
Views: 18744

In Dutch a 'redacteur' is an editor. That did help :).

Ingrid
by ingrid70
Thu Nov 04, 2004 8:45 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: One thing that really bugs me...
Replies: 41
Views: 18744

[quote="Episcopus] Universitetet i Oslo har det overordnede redaktøransvaret for de personlige hjemmesidene "the university in oslo has the superior editor...software for personal sites" [/quote] I think they're saying here that they are 'answerable' (ansvaret) for the content. Short on-line diction...
by ingrid70
Thu Nov 04, 2004 7:56 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: One thing that really bugs me...
Replies: 41
Views: 18744

I don't know any Norwegian, but from what I can read (German/Dutch similarities), this is the place where the personal websites of students and staff of the University of Oslo are hosted. I think it even says that the university is responsible for content. If I were you, I'd write the webmaster. Ing...
by ingrid70
Mon Nov 01, 2004 12:17 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Gaming Geekery
Replies: 11
Views: 2210

But AoM is awfully tempting. I think I've lost upwards of maybe 300 hours of my life playing Civilisation. It's quite disturbing when you add it all up like that. I used to play that a lot too (by the way, the board game is more challenging :). My husband has been playing Dark Age of Camelot for al...