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A Little Pedantry

Post by amans » Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:02 am

I want to say: 'this is in the optative' in Latin.

What would be most correct:

'in optative's mode': in modo optatiui


'in the optative mode': in modo optatiuo

In other words: would you use an attribute or a genitive? Why?

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Post by Lucus Eques » Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:47 am

The attributive sounds better to me. I might also write opt?tīuē.
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