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In both English and Latin, there exists a certain type of object that's used after intransitive verbs, which don't normally take direct objects. This is the cognate accusative, and found in phrases like "he lives a worthwhile life". The cognate accusative also takes on a sort of adverbial meaning in many different situations.
91 rules of grammar nouns
Similar to both the ablative of separation and dative of reference is the dative of separation. This use of the dative case comes often with verbs prefixed with ab, dē, or ex, and is used with people.
91 rules of grammar cases nouns
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The word septentriones is an interesting Latin word for "the north". Caesar often uses this word. It's origins are unclear, and we learn from Varro that it relates to the seven stars of the Big Dipper, which the Romans referred to as the Seven Oxen.
There are five deponent verbs which take their object in the ablative case, rather than the accusative case. These are the PUFF-V, potior, utor, fruor, fungor, and vēscor, and this ablative is an ablative of means. In this video, we also explore more about what makes a verb deponent and why this ablative makes sense.
91 rules of grammar cases nouns verbs
The emperor comes from imperator, which is a title of generals, magistrates, and others who wield imperium, the power to do their job. Imperium confers with it immunity from prosecution, but when it is taken away, like with Julius Caesar, disaster, or the Roman empire, can result.
In Latin, the infinitive is used in several different ways. In this video, I will discuss how the infinitive can be used as the subject of a verb, in the neuter gender. This works primarily with the verb sum, esse, but there are several other verbs that regularly take an infinitive subject. And in addition, there are many instances where the infinitive doesn't appear to be a subject, as in Horace's famous quote, dulce et decorum est pro patria mori, "it is sweet and proper to die for your country."
91 rules of grammar infinitives
Many uses of the ablative case are the noun used adverbially, and the ablative of manner, used with the preposition cum, illustrates this very easily. She arrived "with great speed" might be better translated with the adverb "very quickly". This video is the first of two that explore the use of cum, meaning "with".
91 rules of grammar cases nouns
Safe in Africa, Aeneas decides to search for his men. Failing to see them, he does catch sight of three stags, and goes deer hunting. Aeneas provides meat for his men and begins to calm their sorrows with words.