Questions tagged [agreement]
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What gender should a predicate adjective be to agree with a series of things with different genders?
I'd like the translate the following sentence into Latin: Pompeii, Rome, and Herculaneum are visited by the boys. However, since these three cities have different genders, I'm struggling to choose ...
Ordinal adjectives for single things modifying plural noun?
To refer to "the first and second chapters", do I say: capitula prima et secunda or: capitula primum et secundum?
Subject-verb agreement when the subject is a dominant participle construction
My question is whether constructions similar to the following English one, which is drawn from Jespersen (1909-1949, vol. V: 138), can exist in Latin, i.e., constructions where (i) the subject is ...
Jenney's First Year Latin, Lesson 37, comparatives with "quam"
I'd like some clarification on which cases are appropriate during the use of the word "quam" with comparatives. I'm teaching Jenney's First-Year Latin (1990). In Lesson 37 (page 426 of the 1990 ...
Is "their" being masculine or feminine?
The phrase I'm wondering about is "causas sui odii" — 'the cause of their hatred'. The men are discussing the cause of their (the men's) hatred? or the cause of their (the women's) hatred? If ...
Can a morphologically singular collective noun be syntactically plural?
In English the noun "family" is singular but it means a group (of people). Syntactically it can be singular or plural: one can say "the family is/are…" with either choice. Can this kind of ...