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Re: Just a little nitpicking + FEVA
In a message dated 9/23/02 2:44:57 AM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< No, they'd translate as the same if both endings were correct. Word order
completely irrelevant in Latin (because everything has endings you don't
need it for grammar like in English or Chinese); an adjective for dinosaur
catalogue might end in -icus... >>
Hmm. Sounds good(!)--"Catalogus Dinosauricus." Sometimes I wish I knew more
Latin, just for these kinds of contingencies; never studied it as such.
Wouldn't want to have to write diagnoses in Latin, the way they used to.