Latin for Beginners eBook

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    [Footnote 1:  ex\.  What would ab\ mean?]

    [Footnote 2:  Did ... obey, perfect tense.]

    [Footnote 3:  What case?]

LESSON XXXIV

REVIEW OF THE ACTIVE VOICE

  [Special Vocabulary]

ADVERBS celeriter\, _quickly_ (celerity) de:nique\, finally graviter\, _heavily, severely_ (gravity) subito:\, suddenly

VERB
reporto:, -a:re, -a:vi:\, _bring back, restore; win, gain_ (report)

197. A review of the tenses of the indicative active shows the following formation: 

{ PRESENT = First of the principal parts
TENSES { IMPERFECT = Present stem + -ba-m
OF THE { FUTURE = Present stem + -bo, Conj.  I and II
INDICATIVE { -a-m, Conj.  III and IV
{ PERFECT = Third of the principal parts
{ PLUPERFECT = Perfect stem + -era-m
{ FUTURE PERFECT = Perfect stem + -ero

198. The synopsis of the active voice of amo\, as far as we have learned the conjugation, is as follows: 

PRINCIPAL PARTS amo:, ama:re, ama:vi: 

PRES.  STEM ama:-

{ Pres.      amo: 
INDIC. { Imperf.    ama:bam
{ Fut.       ama:bo: 
PRES.  IMV.            ama: 
PRES.  INFIN.          ama:re

PERF.  STEM ama:v-

{ Perf. ama:vi: 
INDIC. { Pluperf. ama:veram
{ Fut. perf. ama:vero: 
PERF.  INFIN. ama:visse

1.  Learn to write in the same form and to give rapidly the principal parts and synopsis of paro\, do\, laudo\, deleo\, habeo\, moveo\, pareo\, video\, dico\, discedo\, duco\, mitto\, capio\, munio\, venio\.[1]

[Footnote 1:  Learn to give synopses rapidly, and not only in the
first person singular but in any person of either number.]

199. Learn the following principal parts:[2]

    PRES.  INDIC.  PRES.  INFIN.  PERF.  INDIC.

IRREGULAR VERBS
sum           esse           fui:            be
ab’sum        abes’se        a:’fui:          be away
do:             dare           dedi:           give
CONJUGATION II
contineo:       contine:re      continui:       hold in, keep
doceo:          doce:re         docui:          teach
egeo:           ege:re          egui:           need
faveo:          fave:re         fa:vi:           favor
iubeo:          iube:re         iussi:          order
noceo:          noce:re         nocui:          injure
persua:deo:      persua:de:re     persua:si:       persuade
respondeo:      responde:re     respondi:       reply
sedeo:          sede:re         se:di:           sit


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