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Re: Some help with Latin

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Monday, September 24, 2007, 15:54
On 9/24/07, Benct Philip Jonsson <conlang@...> wrote:
> Could someone please help me mark out the quantities in this > Latin line? > > > > > Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, fortasse requiris. Nescio, > > sed fieri sentio et excrucior.
Ah, good old Catullus. I find the Perseus project's online copy of Lewis & Short ( to be helpful here. But note that in the standard L&S (as opposed to the "Elementary" one), the marking is backwards (long vowels unmarked, short vowels marked with a breve).
> O:di: et amo:. Qua:re: id faciam, fortasse requi:ris.
That should be requi:ri:s
> Nescio:, sed fieri: sentio: et excrucior.
Otherwise, looks right! -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>