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Ut sequaris o-eheu in Tumblr Preme ut me sequaris!

O, Eheu!

Aug
30

iam-discite:

Post by: Beniaminus (quote, image)
Approved by: Lana

"Omne initium difficile est."


"Every beginning is difficult."

Welcome back to school, everyone!

iam-discite:

Post by: Beniaminus (quote, image)

Approved by: Lana

"Omne initium difficile est."

"Every beginning is difficult."

Welcome back to school, everyone!

Annotationes: beginning latin latin proverb latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Aug
29

I flipped to a random page in Traupman’s New College Latin & English Dictionary…

sykogrrl:

interretialia:

o-eheu:

…and it gave me the phrase candelam apponere valvis, which Traupman says means “to set the house on fire.”

What.

-Beniaminus

Iuvenalem ob illud culpare potes.

I wonder how, “the roof, the roof, the roof is on fire!” would translate?

Eheu”?

-Beniaminus

Annotationes: latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Aug
29

I flipped to a random page in Traupman’s New College Latin & English Dictionary…

…and it gave me the phrase candelam apponere valvis, which Traupman says means “to set the house on fire.”

What.

-Beniaminus

Annotationes: latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Aug
29

  • Augustus:

    It's a metaphor, see. You put the ancient republican political structure back in your empire, but you don't give it the power to do its ruling.

Annotationes: what's great is that it's still augustus it's a metaphor roman history caesar augustus roman empire roman republic tagamemnon

Aug
28

When Greek puns get out of control on Tumblr:

tm-fucking-esis:

o-eheu:

whatshouldwecallhomer:

image

Hades gonna hade.

-Beniaminus

I Hera lot about this, actually. : c

Did Juno that Roman gods are good pun material as well?

-Beniaminus

Annotationes: tagamemnon

Aug
28

(Source: latin-student-problems, via domina-temporis)

Annotationes: latin student problems latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Aug
28

When Greek puns get out of control on Tumblr:

whatshouldwecallhomer:

image

Hades gonna hade.

-Beniaminus

(via life-of-a-latin-student)

Annotationes: ancient greece tagamemnon

Aug
28

(Source: latin-student-problems, via lana-loves-lingua-latina)

Annotationes: roman numerals ancient rome latin student problems tagamemnon

Aug
28

From now until the end of the day, any and all questions you ask Beniaminus will be responded to publicly as soon as I can. I repeat, any and all.

-Beniaminus

Annotationes: personal beniaminus

Aug
28

New Latin Neologisms: verbilūsuōsus

verbilūsuōsus, -a, -um - “punny”

  • verbum, verbī " - word + "lūsus, lūsūs ” - joke, play
  • — > [ verbo- ] + [ lūsu- — stems
  • — > [ verbo- ] + connecting vowel -i- + [ lūsu- ] — components
  • — > [ verbi- ] + [ lūsu- ] — connecting vowel -i- assimilates the o in [ verbo- ]
  • — > [ verbilūsu- ] — new stem implying “wordplay”
  • — > [ verbilūsu- ] + [ ōso- ] — adding stem of -ōsus, -ōsa, -ōsum, the suffix of fullness
  • — > [ verbilūsuōso- ] — u-stems tend to keep their u- endings before vowels (cf. manuālis)
  • = ” verbilūsuōsus, -a, -um ” - first- and second-declension adjective

image

-Beniaminus

Many thanks to interretialia for his suggestions here!

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Annotationes: punny latin word formation latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon