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Quare dicitur "poeta" et non "pœeta"?

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Is the usage of "id est" in Latin exactly like the usage of "i.e." or "that is" in English?

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Etymology and pronunciation of words ending in “-iasis”

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How can participles (inflected forms) be distinguished from deverbal adjectives (derived forms) in Latin?

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Why is "porticus, porticūs" a feminine fourth-declension noun?

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Unde "-cundus"?

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In the title "Ars Goetia," is "Goetia" an appositive noun?

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Interchange between u- and o-stem forms in suffixed derivatives (e.g. "lectus", "lectuarius")

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When were neuter nouns used in the vocative?

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Does D/L variation go back to a dl cluster?

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Does the indefinite pronoun/determiner "quă" only exist as an enclitic?

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On what basis is bilabial [ɸ] rather than labiodental [f] reconstructed for any Latin varieties?

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Is the U long or short in the forms ussi and ustus of the verb ūro?

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Was "Pascha" ever used as a neuter first-declension noun?

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Why does “inferus” have /f/ rather than /d/?

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Why is there an "o" in "controversus"?

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What is the difference in meaning/usage between "nasciturus" and "nascendus"?

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Is this use of elliptical neuter superlatives un-Ciceronian?

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Did Latin ever have a rule of lengthening vowels in monosyllables ending in /s/?

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What is the etymology of "chorāgus"?

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What evidence points to a long ō in the first syllable of nōscō's present-tense form?

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What is the etymology of Ἁμαδρυάς (Hamadryas)? Is the second alpha actually long?

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Variation between syllabic and non-syllabic V: in what contexts is it possible?

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Where does -ι- come from in derivatives of ἅλς (ἁλιάετος, ἁλιαής, ἁλιανθής)?

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When is Latin "qu" transcribed as "κο", "κοι" or "κυ" in Greek?

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Did Plautus say "morbus hepatiarius" or "morbus hepatarius"?

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Why is ū long in "Vitruvius"?

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In ancient Attic Greek, how (un)stable were "ΝΣ"/"ΝΖ" and preceding vowels?

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Where does the word "tudes" 'hammer' show up in texts?

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Male personal names ending in -um