Welcome to the fifth Latin lesson about gender. This time we will view a list of people, feminine and masculine, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of expressions in Latin to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general, gender is used to distinguish between male and female, sometimes referred to as masculine and feminine. For example: my son and daughter are students the noun [son] is masculine, while [daughter] is feminine. The following examples use gender in different ways and places to demonstrate their behavior.
|Grammar + Rules - Latin|
|my son is a student|
[masculine + noun] filius meus discipulus
|her daughter is a student|
[feminine + noun] eae filia discipula
|he has a tall brother|
[adjective + masculine] is fratrem procerum habet
|she has a tall sister|
[adjective + feminine] ea sororem proceram habet
|his brothers are young|
[plural masculine + adjective] fratres eius sunt iuvenes
|his sisters are young|
[plural feminine + adjective] sorores eius sunt iuvenes
The list below will probably provide more clarification. These are family members (males and females). I think it would be wise to memorize them as part of your important vocabulary list.
Now it's time to practice expressions used in daily conversations. If you're a beginner in learning Latin, then the phrases below are something you would want to know.
|English - Latin|
|What do you mean? quid dicis?|
|I don't understand non intellego|
|I don't know nescio|
|What is that called in Latin? quomdo illum appellatur latine?|
|What is this? quid est hoc?|
|What does that word mean in English? quid vallet illum verbum anglice?|
|Sorry (if you made a mistake) me paenitet|
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