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- June 11th, 2021, 8:09 pm
- Forum: Syntax and Grammar
- Topic: A Latin Definition of ‘Deponent’ (Donatus)
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I came across the following definition of deponent verbs by Donatus, Ars Minor (4th cen. CE): Deponentia quae sunt? Quae in ‘r’ desinunt, ut passiva, sed ea dempta Latina non sunt, ut ‘luctor,’ ‘loquor’. What are the deponents? Those which end in ‘r’, like the passives, but when removed are not Lati...
Using living language approaches, you work from concrete examples to teach the genitive, and the most concrete examples generally involve the core meaning of possession. Over time, that generalizes out to other examples. To me, the categorized lists sometimes involve more than a little exegesis, co...
Do you give a basic meaning of possession or intrinsic relationship and hope the student infers the full usage in their reading, or do you go the full Wallace and give the students a list of 30+ possible meanings to audition? I give a basic meaning of nominal qualification using "-type" a...
I'd like to ask the pedagogues, teachers, and self-learners on the forum how you teach what the genitive means. Do you give a basic meaning of possession or intrinsic relationship and hope the student infers the full usage in their reading, or do you go the full Wallace and give the students a list ...
- June 3rd, 2021, 8:37 pm
- Forum: Books
- Topic: Papias of Hierapolis Exposition of Dominical Oracles
- Replies: 4
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Thanks. Not just Greek but Latin, Syriac, Armenian, and Arabic! (Had to get help with the last one.)