Verb Fī? and Subjunctive of result questions

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Verb Fī? and Subjunctive of result questions

Post by Andrus » Thu Mar 16, 2006 3:10 pm

Saluēte omēs,

I have two questions regarding the lesson LXVIII of the book,

http://www.textkit.com/files/BLD_Latin_ ... f#page=177

First in the Appendix the conjugation of the verb Fī? (see the link bellow) hasn’t the forms of the first and second person of the plural in the present active. I presume that means that they don’t exist. Do the other tenses and moods have these forms?

http://www.textkit.com/files/BLD_Latin_ ... f#page=269

The second question is about the difference of the subjunctive of propose and the subjunctive of result. I guess that in most cases the context tells us what is the situation, but in very simple phrases I don’t see how it is possible to know which is used. Like:

“Pugn? ut uicam?

Could this mean both “I fight to conquer? (propose) and “I fight so I conquer? (result)?
Or in this case I would have to write “sīc? to make it a result clause?

Finally if I did write “sīc? where should it be in the phrase?

“Pugn? sīc ut uicam? or “Sīc pugn? ut uicam??

As I said it I presume that in most cases the context clarify it, I only asking to know if I’m missing something.

Best regards and thanks for any help.

Andrus

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Re: Verb Fī? and Subjunctive of result questions

Post by Skylax » Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:58 pm



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Post by Andrus » Fri Mar 17, 2006 3:34 pm

Thanks Skylax for your answers.

Then (result clause :lol: ) it is better to review the conjugation of “Fī?? :)

Andrus

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