Re: Weekly Vocab #1.1.1 (repost #1)
|From:||Elliott Lash <erelion12@...>|
|Date:||Friday, August 25, 2006, 20:36|
oops! you are correct of course. I wonder if there
were Latin authors who occasionally used such a
--- Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote:
> Elliott Lash writes:
> > Is it not a rule of Latin grammar that Neuter
> > can be used with a singular verb, since the -a
> > from a collective plural marker....perhaps related
> > the feminine singular nominative -a.
> > -Elliott
> > --- caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
> > wrote:
> > > > Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Fiat verba!
> > >
> > > Should that not be "fiant verba"?
> > >
> > > Charlie
> Well, I think it was a graecism. :-P
> No, I just did not pay attention, sorry. I think
> Greek has the type
> of agreement Elliott describes, but I don't know
> whether it was found
> in Latin. I should probably correct the line for
> the next post on
> next Friday then.
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