Chapter 7: Chapter Notes

 


  1. The verb for "to dare": audeö, audëre, ausus sum
    Like
    dëbeö ("to owe/should"), audeö can, but does not always, take a complementary infinitive.
    1. e.g. Audetne rëgïnam necäre?
      ~ You dare to kill a queen?

    2. Monëbimus rëgem, sed audëbit.
      ~We will warn the king, but he will dare.
     
  2. Littera, litterae, f. - the noun for "letter"
    Singular -> a particular letter of the alphabet; e.g. "x"
    Plural -> a text (i.e., a group of letters); e.g. a letter
    1. e.g. Litteräs Cicerönis vidëmus humanae esse.
      ~ We see Cicero's letter is humane.

    2. Litterae Cicerönis humanae sunt.
      ~ Cicero's letters are humane.


  3. sub - "under", prep + abl or acc - used w/ Verbs and Location

    • Verbs
      Motion: The river runs under the bridge - sub + acc
      Rest; The valley lies under the mountain - sub + abl
    • Locational: "to be under" - sub + abl
      • Litterae sub corpore Cicerönis est.
        ~ The letter is under Cicero's body.

 


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