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Zeromus725

1 month ago

Now, this is kind of old news, but Duolingo recently started offering Latin! (It is supposedly Classical Latin and not Vulgar Latin) I believe I may have mentioned before on this site that I’d be interested in learning Latin, but I never really had a good opportunity to do so.

Now, a lot of people might complain that it’s a dead language or whatever, but it is still used sometimes and it could be interesting to see how it developed other languages. Anyone else going to try it out?

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  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Interesting site. I may try it out for Japanese.

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Just be careful. Don't want to summon any demons on accident.

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

No worries, I’ll make sure to conjure them with caution!

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Always use caution when summoning the apocalypse.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Apocalypse like the fall of Rome, the bisecting of Byzantine Rome, or the Ottoman Turks?

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Apocalypse as in God telling Noah to get the boat.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

this could be fun...

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

'Tis the Season.... Oh, wait.

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  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Well, why not? Would be cool not to check a dictionary every time I encounter Latin phrases.

  • 28 days ago
  • 2 points

I wouldn't call Latin a dead language. Yes, it's not a native language spoken by any culture anymore, but at least it's not an extinct language.

Moreover, when you learn one Romance language, you're basically learning a variation of Latin.

Academically, it could be fun, and I don't consider it to be a waste of time. A lot of words come from Latin and Greek, so knowledge of those languages can be useful.

Grandescunt aucta labore.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

I already know latin (grammartically), but my vocabulary is basically nonexistent

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

Hey, that’s pretty cool. You just memorize three words a day and you’ll be there in no time at all.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

I took Latin in high school many years ago. It did wonders for my English vocabulary.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Is that so? I’m going to be honest: I never really thought about that, I just think Rome and the Romans are cool.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Lingva Latina ridiculum est.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

“Lingva Latina”

I’m sorry, I don’t understand this phrase.

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 point

The Latin language is ridiculous.

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 point

It made up most of english language sooo...

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 point

I think he was just translating from what mjolnir said.

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 point

Ik I was responding to Mjolnir if that clears it up

  • 27 days ago
  • 1 point

Thanks!

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 point

Ecce Romana!

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