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Re: OT: Latin subject-verb agreement

Date:Thursday, December 13, 2007, 0:23
In a message dated 12/12/2007 1:26:45 PM Central Standard Time,
philip.newton@GMAIL.COM writes:

> > 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? > > Given the relatively free word order, how would you distinguish > between that and an interpretation as "We are good boys"? > > Which is how I would interpret that sentence, and consider it grammatical. > > Cheers, > -- > Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> >
Good point. Okay, thanks. stevo </HTML>