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Re: On *Achillobator*
Oh, it's so nice to get mail in your mailbox from
the list, again ... rather than from the archives ....
Yesterday, I wrote:
<<* "fori": pl. form of "forum">>
and Dennis C Hwang wrote:
<Wouldn't that be "fora"?>
Back me up, Nick and Ben, but I do believe the -um
ending in Latin nouns is masculine/neutral and
requires a masculine/neutral plural modification (-i)
rather than a feminine modification (-a) as you,
Dennis, apply. My Oxford Pocket Latin Dictionary says
it's -i, and this is the rule I remember. But my Latin
is so sh**y it's not funny, as Nick and Ben have
trounced me on enough for. I really am better at
Russian, trust me [:)].
Jaime "James" A. Headden
"Come the path that leads us to our fortune."
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