Ex 95 Q2 finitimos

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Thomas3333333
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Ex 95 Q2 finitimos

Post by Thomas3333333 » Sat Aug 25, 2007 2:02 pm

Hi all,

Thank you all for your efforts.

About this Q, the answer key gives:

... and the beautiful fields neighbouring the river.

If finitimos is an adjective, then why is the following word "river" given as fluvio in the question. Is fluvio dative or ablative case in this instance.

Thankyou,

Thomas

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Re: Ex 95 Q2 finitimos

Post by modus.irrealis » Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:48 am

Thomas, hi.
Thomas3333333 wrote:If finitimos is an adjective, then why is the following word "river" given as fluvio in the question. Is fluvio dative or ablative case in this instance.
Fluvio is a dative here and that's because with finitimus you use the dative to indicate what it borders. It's analogous to how in English we say "close to the river" or "near to the river."

Thymios

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