Ablative with Adjective in a Passive Statement

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GeneralHux
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Ablative with Adjective in a Passive Statement

Post by GeneralHux » Sun May 20, 2018 12:15 am

Hey, I have a question about using the ablative with an adjective in a passive statement. I'm probably not explaining it correctly so I'll just give you the lines.

So I am trying to write "The road of peace is taken by those who are wise."

What I have come up with is "Via pacis ab istis quibus sapientibus sunt capetur."

I just find that the "istis quibus sapientibus" seems really awkward, would all three be in the ablative? Also, although perhaps you disagree with my choice of latin words for the english translation, I am required to keep within a certain range of vocabulary. (Unless maybe if there is a word for 'those who')

Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

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Re: Ablative with Adjective in a Passive Statement

Post by bedwere » Sun May 20, 2018 12:59 am

Actually a sapientibus and no sunt. Also, it should be capitur. However, I can't find any example where it means to take a road. Maybe eligitur.

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Re: Ablative with Adjective in a Passive Statement

Post by GeneralHux » Mon May 21, 2018 10:28 pm

Alright thanks!

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