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Latin, although a dead language, is not an extinct language. It exists all over the place, in ways and shapes that you may never even notice. If you're determined to learn the wonderful language of the Roman Empire, there are many books and online resources to learn how. It's very difficult to learn without some help, because it is a fusional language, meaning that the ending of the word changes on what its function is in a sentence. An example would be: curro, 'I run'. But if I wanted to say 'they run', it would be currunt. And if I wanted to say, 'You ran', it would be 'cucuristi.' And so on and so forth. There are so many possibilities for a word, making it difficult to learn. But, persistence and diligence will get you through till fluency.
Latina longa est, sed vita brevis est.
Latina longa est, sed vita brevis est.
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Latin was the language of the Roman people and the lingua franca ofthe Roman Empire.
No one speaks Latin as a native language. There are conversational Latin classes and workshops, however, where students and lovers of the language learn how to speak it to one… another.
Latin is not spoken in Latin America. Latin is a dead language.That means it is no one's mother tongue or native language. It wasonce the language of Rome and the Roman Empire…. It was never thelanguage of Latin America. People still learn Latin however; it isone official language of the Vatican. Most people in Latin Americaspeak Spanish but Brazil speaks Portuguese.
There is a limited number of opportunities for exercising your conversational Latin, but one is the Conventiculum Latinum held annually at the University of Kentucky. This i…s a week-long summer workshop for participants who have a "reasonably secure" grasp of Latin syntax and want to improve their proficiency by interacting in an all-Latin environment. Follow the related link below for more information.
Dicere is the Latin root word that means 'to speak'. The word in Latin is an infinitive. The first person singular form in the present indicative is 'dico', which means '[I] …am speaking, do speak, speak'. That form finds an older version in 'deico', which is related to the Greek 'deiknymi'.
The Latin verb to speak is loqui . This is a deponent verb, which means that it is conjugated using passive forms even though the meaning of the verb is active. In the prese…nt tense, the forms are: loquor - I speak loqueris - you (singular) speak loquitur - he/she/it speaks loquimur - we speak loquimini - you (plural) speak loquuntur - they speak
Latin is no longer spoken today. It is still taught in schools and universities because it is the basis for many modern languages, for example Italian, French, Spanish, Englis…h, Portuguese, and many more. It is also used heavily in scientific and legal terminology. Languages based on Latin are known as Romance Languages because it was the language of ancient Rome. Please see a more comprehensive list on the link below.
England people don't speak in latin. In old days other contries use to but now none of people speak in Latin. England people only speak in English or American or more but most…lly English and American.
There are numerous ways of saying "speak" dependent on context, but the most general word would be dicare. That's the infinitive, so "I speak" = dico , etc.
I wasn't aware that fruit are able to speak languages.
The word for 'Latin' is a bit tricky. 'Linguam latinam narro' would be 'I speak the Latin language.' _____________________________________________________________ The u…se of " Narro " is inappropriate and should be replaced by " dicere " which means, "to speak". Narro is a verb meaning "to tell, relate". A more appropriate way to say "I speak Latin" is, " latine possum dicere". T his roughly translates to "I can speak in Latin/ I am able to speak in latin" or you could say "latine dico"; but this could also be interpreted as "I am speaking latin" or "I speak latin". This would really only be appropriate if you were in fact speaking latin (present tense); in which case, you should not need to tell the other person that you are in fact speaking latin unless you enjoy talking to people in a language that they do not understand. better yet: Loquor Latine _______________________________________________________________ Simply a grammatical correction, "I can speak in Latin", or "In linguÄ latinÄ dicere possum", even "Linguam latinam dicere possum", which respectively translate to "I can speak in the latin language" and "I can speak the latin language". Possum, the verb, will always follow an infinitive in the latin language, except in the case of the enclitic syllable -ne in which, for example, possumne dicere would be at the beginning of the sentence. _______________________________________________________________ Using Latine as an adverb is fine for saying "in the Latin Language". The preposition in would not carry over into Latin. Latine dicere possum would be the most vanilla word order, though the rule mentioned in the above post is not a hard and fast rule, but more of a tendency.
cur dice latina EDIT: That is not a grammatical translation at all :) Without more input, there are a few ways to take the questions you asked: Why should (I) speak Latin Wh…y should (we) speak Latin Why should (you) speak Latin Why should (y'all) speak Latin Why should (he/she/it) speak Latin Why should (they) speak Latin In English and Latin you can leave out a nominative, but in Latin any regular verb needs to have a person. In any of these situations, you would still begin: Cur dicam/dicas/dicat/dicamus/dicatis/dicant "Why should [subj] speak", using the subjunctive to convey the "should" aspect. The second part is tricky as well. Do you mean "[speak] in Latin", or a more general "[speak] the Latin language"? for the first: Cur dicamus Latine? and for the second: Cur dicamus linguam Latinam? (NB I decided to use only why should we speak, as it seems to fit most contexts you might be asking this for)
because latin is a dead language and the spaniards came into that land and taught everyone spanish
no, latin is a dead language, meaning it is not an official language anywhere. most people speak French or Spanish in Latin America , It all depends on the country.