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How to write 13 in Roman Numerals (Unicode)?

I know the answer seems trivial but believe me, it is not! In Unicode There are different characters for Roman numerals. For example, one is not i but ⅰ which is a different character; or a better ...
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Is GPT-4's Latin significantly better than GPT-3?

A month ago, a user posted this question: Is GPT's Latin significantly better than Google Translate? But as AI is improving rapidly, GPT-4 is now out. I asked the same two questions (without ...
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Is GPT's Latin significantly better than Google Translate?

Google Translate is notoriously bad at Latin. I am very bad at Latin myself and when I tried to converse with the GPT chatbot in Latin, it had to frequently correct the mistakes in my questions. From ...
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What is the term for extremely loose Latin word order?

For a Latin-language artificial intelligence called Mensa Latina the user manual will need to discuss and therefore refer to the phenomenon in Latin prose where meaning comes from grammar and ...
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How do I type Macrons on an Android device?

How do I type Macrons on an Android device?
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Writing in Latin on Windows

Inspired by this question from Joonas Ilmavirta, and the seemingly great response, I have decided to ask about a relevant operating system in my life: Windows. I have long detested the red squiggly ...
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What is Google Translate good for?

Google Translate is notoriously unreliable for Latin. However, the translations do make some amount of sense. Is there some kind of translation task involving Latin that Google Translate is relatively ...
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Is there an operating system entirely in Latin?

It would be a great learning tool to have the OS (operating system) in my computer completely in Latin. Does such OS exist? Or, maybe, did such OS exist in the past, and was not longer maintained? ...
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Writing in Latin on an Android phone

Long story short: I want to be able to write Latin on my phone, but I don't know how to best do it. Short story long: I have an Android (version 6.0.1) phone and I want to write in Latin. Writing ...
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