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Re: OT: Latin subject-verb agreement

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 21:05
>"Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:
>In most such langs, nouns are inherently third-person. The closest >you could get would be a noun in apposition to a pronomial subject, >maybe?
>><MorphemeAddict@...> wrote: >>Is it possible in Latin to have a 1st or 2nd person verb and a noun >>subject? For example, is "Pueri sumus boni" (We boys are good) >>grammatical?
It can be done in Spanish. Todos son pecadores = All are sinners. Todos somos pecadores = We are all sinners. Charlie


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>