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Re: Valentine's Day Translations (fwd)

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Friday, February 12, 1999, 7:07
At 09:06 11/02/99 -0500, you wrote:
>--On Thu, Feb 11, 1999 8:45 AM +0100 Christophe Grandsire ><Christophe.Grandsire@...> wrote: > >>> Latin: Te amo >> >> Is it not: Te amam, or am I inventing a new conjugation for Latin >> verbs? > > >No, "te amo" is correct. The present of amare (to love) is: > >amo,amas,amat,amamus,amatis,amant. > >The original IE -m is replaced with the -o ending in a number of tenses in >Latin, incuding the present indicative, if I remember correctly. > >Tony Harris >Community College of Vermont > > >
Okay, so I forgot that (damn, only 5 years since I stopped Latin classes and I already forgot the first conjugation!). Christophe Grandsire |Sela Jemufan Atlinan C.G. "Reality is just another point of view." homepage :