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A word for “house” is probably the easy part: aedes, -ium, f. literally means “rooms.” Only fits if your dwelling has more than one room, although, if it has only one, you could call it aedis. domicilium and habitatium are pretty generic terms However, I am partial to tectum (roof) in the metonymical sense, which I think emphasises the function of a living ...


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An urbs is a city, an oppidum is a town. It is quite common to use urbs to refer specifically to Rome, and the linked dictionary entry even says that oppidum is used for other cities than Rome. You could say that urbs is a capital and oppidum is a regular city. There are a number of ways to phrase and see it, but the crux is: urbs is bigger (in size or ...


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This whole process of tuning will be seen more clearly from the attached figure. Since the notes E, B, G#, F#, D# and Bb are determined in two distinct ways – both by fifths and by thirds – a valuable [lit. "not to be undervalued/despised"] aid in the tuning of instruments will be obtained, since any error which might be made can easily be ...


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