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Post by cweb255 » Fri May 27, 2005 4:47 pm

would this work: domi/in domo convivari for "to feast in the house"?
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Post by benissimus » Mon May 30, 2005 12:23 am

convivari is not the most common classical term, but domi convivari is not incorrect. epulor, -ari is more frequently used I think.
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Post by Ioannes » Mon May 30, 2005 7:03 pm

benissimus,
I wouldn't use "domi" for "in the house", as you know, it's a locative of "domus", and is more correctly used for "at home".

epulari in domo = to feast in the house

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Post by benissimus » Mon May 30, 2005 11:19 pm

That would clarify, but I see nothing wrong with "to feast at home", and locative may well be translated with "in" or "at". Still, if the context allows, I would prefer apud ____" to in domo (+gen).
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Post by cweb255 » Thu Sep 01, 2005 9:51 pm

Gratias, amice.
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