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Quidquid vs quæcumque

Both quidquid and quæcumque are ways of translating English whatever or all things that [sth.], but is there any difference in meaning in that specific context? I have a vague notion, not based in ...
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What are some loanwords in Latin where there is no native synonym?

My question about a Latin word for "tattoo" prompted some surprise in me that the Romans didn't borrow a word for tattoo. One would think that some group of people they interacted with who ...
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Is there a difference between the -im and -o adverbs?

Some adverbs end in -im and others in -o. For example, there is the adverb furtim and then the (same?) adverb furto, which both apparently mean secretely or stealthily. Is there any difference between ...
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What is the difference between cunctus and totus?

What is the difference between cunctus and totus? Dictionaries give the same meaning for both (all, whole, entirety), but in usage I see certain tendencies. For example, in ecclesiastical Latin, when ...
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Differences between natio, populus, vulgus, cultus, and societas?

Is there a distinct differentiation between the words natio, populus, vulgus, cultus, and societas in classical Latin? I'm encountering conflicting definitions in various dictionaries.
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Are monos and eis synonyms?

In Attic Greek, monos means only, alone, and eis means one. Are they synonyms? Can monos also mean one?
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