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Is the declension of "-ides" on Wiktionary wrong?
I found the suffix -ides tagged as "3rd. decl." on Wiktionary, with "-idis" as its genitive. But as I learnt, the patronymic suffix -ides is a Greek-type 1st. decl. suffix (e.g. L&...
"Renegatus": an active perfect participle from a non-deponent verb?
Several dictionaries' etymologies of English "renegade" trace it to Medieval Latin renegatus, an apostate, one who has denied his religion and gone back to another. Renegatus in turn is the ...
Is "dante" a participle in Ps 103:28
What parts of the verb are dante and aperiente in Ps 103:28 (Vulgate)? dante te illis colligent aperiente te manum tuam omnia implebuntur bonitate. My guess is the ablative of the present participle (...
Can a finite verb modify another verb as if it were a gerund? (De manibus delapsa arma ceciderunt)
How should we interpret the connection between delapsa and ceciderunt in the following: de manibus audacissimorum civium delapsa arma ipsa ceciderunt (Cic. De Officiis) Naturally I could not see ...
Determining the difference between ambiguous nouns and verb forms without macrons
Salvete omnes, As I've mentioned a couple times on here, I am working on adding macrons to a specific text, I can't really use an auto-macronizer (nor will I, or do I want to). But there is a bit of a ...
Any material on so-called "inverse analysis" and "minimal pairs" to practice Latin grammar?
I was wondering if anyone could provide me with references on any online material (pdf, links, etc.) of Latin Grammar which can contain exercises based on so-called "inverse analysis" and "minimal ...
What are the usages of the doubting clauses here?
On P327 in Section 116. Doubting Clauses of Keller's Learn to Read Latin: When an indirect question introduced by num, an (whether), or another interrogative word is preceded by a verb or other ...
Case Analysis - which of two potential alternatives is correct?
I have several sentences from c1700 of the form: Ad hanc Curiam venit Johannes unus Tenentium Custumariorum hujus Manerii qui tenuit sibi pro termino vitæ suæ naturalis per Copiam Curiae Rotuli gerens ...