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How can I study Latin on my own?

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How can I use "quippe" properly?

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What's the difference between nam and enim?

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What does "quidem" REALLY mean?

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Why "impressa" in Æneid IV.659–60?

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How does the Latin of these two translations of The Little Prince compare?

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When to use cum + subjunctive and when cum + indicative

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What nuances distinguish sed/vērō/vērum as words for "but"?

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What does "novit in tali" mean?

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meaning of "non omnínó"

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Is there a Latin construction for "she must be" as in "I bet she is"/"She probably is"?

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What is the quantity of the "a" in "maxime"?

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How is Hyginus's Latin problematic?

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Allecto's cerulean hair in *Æneid* VII.346-7

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How do I understand "victís" and "imperitátum" in this sentence from Livy XXI?

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How is "quod" operating in this sentence of Hyginus?

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What does "eo" mean in this passage of Hyginus?

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Ørberg/Eutropius "potestátés majórés"

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which of these two translations is in better Latin?

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cum/tum and the Latin version of Herodotus

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How would one translate "jury duty" into Latin?

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Latin for English "has been" + adjective?

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Recommendations for "easy" philosophical/political Latin?

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When is/was *vesper* second declension, and when third?

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What nuances distinguish "minor" and "ínstó" when they mean "threaten"?

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Why a long ē in rēx, rēgis but not in regere or regiō?

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Stressed syllables in certain prefixed verb forms

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weird pluperfect subjunctive in Eutropius

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What are some ancient Greek words from which a word-internal digamma was lost?

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how to tell when to use cum temporal and when cum circumstantial