Re: OT: Latin subject-verb agreement
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 19:18|
On Dec 12, 2007 6:06 PM, <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?
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.
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>