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O, Eheu!

Sep
19

hanadoodles:

i love the genitive case 
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so much 
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look how pretty the words are 
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and they’re so pretty in the plural as well 
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so. cool. 
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this has been a genitive case appreciation post

(via lana-loves-lingua-latina)

Sep
19

lana-loves-lingua-latina:

some dude from my latin class asked if i could understand the latin they use in church

ya maybe if i could get past the ch’s

Sep
19

Latin Names of Elements: Ytterbium

Element 70: Ytterbium

Latin Name: ytterbium, ytterbiī

  • Ytterby (indecl.)” - Ytterby, Sweden
  • — > [ ytterby- ] — stem
  • — > [ ytterby] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > [ ytterb] + [ io- ] — [ io- ] assimilates ending y in [ ytterby]
  • — > [ ytterbio- ] — new stem implying “Ytterby element”
  • = “ytterbium, ytterbiī " - second-declension neuter

Named after the city in which it was discovered, Ytterby.

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-Beniaminus

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Annotationes: ytterbium latin names of elements latin word formation periodic table of the elements latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Sep
19

Latin Names of Elements: Thulium

Element 69: Thulium

Latin Name: thūlium, thūl

  • Thūlē, Thūlēs " - Thule (poetic name for Scandinavia)
  • — > thūlē- ] — stem
  • — > thūlē] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > thūl] + [ io- ] — io- ] assimilates ending ē in thūlē]
  • — > thūlio- ] — new stem implying “Thule element”
  • = “thūlium, thūliī " - second-declension neuter

Named for the region it was discovered in.

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-Beniaminus

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Annotationes: thulium latin names of elements latin word formation periodic table of the elements latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Sep
19

Latin Names of Elements: Erbium

Element 68: Erbium

Latin Name: erbium, erbiī

  • (Ytt)erby (indecl.)” - Ytterby, Sweden
  • — > [ erby- ] — stem
  • — > [ erby] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > [ erb] + [ io- ] — [ io- ] assimilates ending y in [ erby]
  • — > [ erbio- ] — new stem implying “Ytterby element”
  • = “erbium, erbiī " - second-declension neuter

Named after the city in which it was discovered, Ytterby, Sweden. Ytterbium and terbium were already taken, so they shortened it to erbium.

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-Beniaminus

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-Beniaminus

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Annotationes: erbium latin names of elements latin word formation periodic table of the elements latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Sep
19

Latin Names of Elements: Holmium

Element 67: Holmium

Latin Name: holmium, holmiī

  • Holmia, Holmiae " - Stockholm
  • — > [ holmiā— stem
  • — > holmiā] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > holm] + [ io- ] — io- ] assimilates ending  in holmiā]
  • — > holmio- ] — new stem implying “Stockholm element”
  • = “holmium, holmiī " - second-declension neuter

Named after the hometown of Per Teodor Cleve, one of holmium’s discoverers.

-Beniaminus

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Annotationes: holmium latin names of elements periodic table of the elements latin word formation latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Sep
19

Latin Names of Elements: Dysprosium

Element 66: Dysprosium

Latin Name: dysprosium, dysprosiī

  • Borrowed from English dysprosium, in turn from Greek “δυσπρόσιτος, δυσπρόσιτος, δυσπρόσιτον ” - hard to get
  • Second-declension neuter
  • Stem: [ dysprosio- ]

So named because it is difficult to isolate. We named it the classical equivalent of “unobtainium.” Way to go, team.

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-Beniaminus

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Annotationes: dysprosium latin names of elements latin word formation periodic table of the elements latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Sep
19

splantamello:

beeswarm17:

karkat-san:

karkat-san:

Why was Oedipus against profanity?

Because he kisses his mother with that mouth.

I’m getting really tired of these motherfucking jokes.

wait

(Source: gymleaderkarkat, via odysseusface)

Annotationes: oedipus greek mythology mythology oedipus rex tagamemnon

Sep
19

Latin Names of Elements: Terbium

Element 65: Terbium

Latin Name: terbium, terbiī

  • (Yt)terby (indecl.)” - Ytterby, Sweden
  • — > terby- ] — stem
  • — > terby] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > terb] + [ io- ] — io- ] assimilates ending y in terby]
  • — > terbio- ] — new stem implying “Ytterby element”
  • = “terbium, terbiī " - second-declension neuter

Named after the city in which it was discovered, Ytterby, Sweden. Ytterbium was already taken, so they shortened it to terbium.

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-Beniaminus

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Annotationes: terbium latin names of elements periodic table of the elements latin word formation latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon

Sep
19

Latin Names of Elements: Gadolinium

Element 64: Gadolinium

Latin Name: gadolinium, gadoliniī

  • Gadolin (indecl.)” - Johan Gadolin
  • — > [ gadolin— stem
  • — > gadoln] + [ io- ] — with stem of elemental suffix -ium
  • — > gadolinio- ] — new stem implying “Gadolin element”
  • = “gadolinium, gadoliniī " - second-declension neuter

Named after the father of Nordic chemistry, discoverer of yttrium, and pioneer of laboratory exercise teaching.

-Beniaminus

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Annotationes: gadolinium latin names of elements latin word formation periodic table of the elements latin latin language lingua latina tagamemnon