Discite iustitiam. (Learn justice.)
daily reminder to correct someone’s latin today
Beniaminus looks almost as if it is really…
beniaminus -i m. “one who is well loved”
[bene “well” + amare “to love” + -inus nounal suffix]
[bene + ama- + -ino-] adverb and stems
[bene + am- + -ino-] a disappears before i
[bene + amino-]…
i don’t know who augustus is
Ille qui illud fecit erat. He’s the guy who did that thing.
pittifaciatus -a -um “having a pizza face”
[pitta “pizza” + facies “face” + -atus “provided with”]
[pitta- + facie- + -ato-] stems
[pitta- + faci- + -ato-] e disappears before a
[pitta- + faciato-] stem and new stem
[pitti- + faciato-] a becomes Connecting Vowel i
[pittifaciato-] new stem
[pittifaciatus] nominative singular
geococcygilatranticus -a -um “of the Road Runner and the Coyote”
[Geococcyx californianus “Road Runner” + Canis latrans “Coyote” + -icus adjectival suffix]
[Geococcyg- (californiano-) + (Can-) latrant- + -ico-] stems
[Geococcygi- + latrant- + -ico-] with Connecting Vowel i
[geococcygilatrant- + -ico-] new stem and stem
[geococcygilatrantico-] new stem
[geococcygilatranticus] nominative singular
Ergo: Lingua Latina Geococcygilatrantica, Road Runner/Coyote Latin.
I know how to spell tagamemnon, sed digiti nesciunt.
O vae tibi!
Introducing “Nice Guy” Catullus, Sassmaster Martial, and the ever-formal Homer
#can someone photoshop a fedora onto catullus?
your wish is my command
di immortales it’s beautiful, gratias tibi!
Someone needs to make a stereotypical hipster with acoustic guitar for Homer. “Anyway, here’s the Iliad” ~O
ask and ye shall receive:
Without voice - vox is Latin for voice.
Oh, the things I learn in French class.
That is an interesting word. It is not a Classical Latin word, and it might be a relatively recent neologism. Moreover, I should give you a warning about its formation. The a- is a…