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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions concerning Latin of the classical era, approximately 75 BCE to 300 CE
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for questions concerning the meaning and usage of individual words or a few words in conjunction with each other.
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Questions concerning Greek (New Testament or older) either in relation to Latin or in itself. New Testament Greek questions should focus on language, not exegesis.
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For questions about etymology: the history of words in Latin or the change in meaning as the words are loaned into another language.
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When asking which choice (case, tense, mood etc.) is grammatical in a given situation, use this tag.
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For questions regarding translating, either from or to Latin. N.B. Questions must show some effort!
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For questions regarding the meaning or connotation of a word or phrase.
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Questions regarding the pronunciation of Latin words or syllables, or the history of Latin pronunciation.
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For questions about comparing two or more words, not for comparative forms of adjectives.
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Questions regarding the Latin of the Medieval period, approximately 500–1400
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Questions regarding Latin since the year 1900
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For questions regarding how Latin has changed over time.
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For questions about morphology.
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For questions about adjectives.
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For questions about declension—the inflection of Latin nouns and adjectives to mark grammatical features such as case and number.
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Questions related to aspects of Latin as used in poetry.
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when asking about a grammatical structure you cannot name and want explained.
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For questions that ask for an example of usage of a particular word or construction, either artificial or from literature.
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For questions related to history. Bear in mind that questions about only history are off-topic; there should be a connection to Latin.
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Questions regarding Latin in the modern era, approximately 1400–1900
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For questions about deriving words from other words, like "dictator" from "dictare".
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For questions about personal names (Ancient and Modern) in the Latin language.
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For questions about conjugating Latin verbs.
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for all questions related to Christianity. Consider also using more specific tags like "vulgata" or "ecclesiastical-latin".