Easy Latin – Lesson 6: Lesson 1-5 Answers
All the answers from the Easy Latin series!
Lesson 1: Foundations
Exercise 1 Answers
- The dog (noun) ran (verb) home (noun).
- The strong (adjective) man (noun) made (verb) a house (noun).
- He (pronoun) made (verb) the house (noun) quickly (adverb).
- The great (adjective) ship (noun) heaved (verb) slowly (adverb) through the bellowing (noun) ocean (verb).
- Little (adverb) mice (verb) have (noun) nothing (verb) to eat (noun).
Lesson 2: Nouns
Exercise 1 Answers
- The book (nom), to the boy (dat).
- Alfred (nom), into school (abl).
- Nothing (nom), a new car (acc).
- The language (nom), of the Romans (gen).
Exercise 2 Answers
- Puellae (Nom. Plural, Gen. Singular, Dat. Singular)
- Puer (Nom. Sing)
- Equi (Nom. Pl., Gen. Sing., Abl. Sing.)
- Dominorum (Gen. Pl.)
- Templum (Nom. Sing., Acc. Sing.)
Lesson 3: Verbs
Exercise 1 Answers – Person
- Is – 3rd person, singular
- Are – 2nd person, singular
- Learning – 1st person, plural
- Are trouble – 3rd person, plural
- Is so lively – 3rd person, singular
Exercise 2 Answers – Translating Latin
- The master loves the girl
- I have a horse
- I give a horse
- The girls gave horses
- The master has and praises the horse
Exercise 3 Answers – Translating English to Latin
- puellam amo.
- puella habet equum.
- puellae laudamus.
- dominus equum laudat.
Exercise 4 Answers – Translating Complex Sentences
- I love the horse because it is big.
- I have wisdom and I give it to the girl.
- It is a good year.
- I fight because I love the girl.
- The man praise the temple of the moon.
- Good boys are able to give gold to the girls.
Lesson 4 – Adjectives and Adverbs
Exercise 1 Answers – Translating Latin
- The big horse loves the master.
- I do not have a good horse.
- The queen is good because she gives gold to the girls.
- My new master is good and big.
- Your horse is small and bad but my horse is big and good.
Exercise 2 Answers – Translating English to Latin
- equum magnum habeo
- tuae parvae aurem domino dant
- novus annus est bonus
- laudamus aurum das novis reginis
- nautae sunt bonus quod tuos equos laudant
Exercise 3 Answers – Translating Latin Adverbs
- The master is quickly giving gold to the queen.
- The big horse is often trouble.
- The bad sailors often rebuke the queen.
Exercise 4 Answer – Translating Latin Prepositions
- The master is near the temple.
- I fight on account of the evil boys.
- I walk into the country house.
- The sailors are walking toward the country house.
- The man is standing near the forum.
Exercise 5 Answers – Translating Latin Questions
- Why are you standing near the forum?
- Where is the large town house?
- Who is standing near the forum?
- Who is standing in the town house?
- Do you give the horse to the master?
Exercise 6 Answers – Translating Complex Latin
- The horse is standing hear the townhouse and is small.
- Why is the horse small?
- The small girl is looking at the moon because it is big.
- The sailors, farmers, and boys are able to fight the great master. (pugnare is the infinitive of pugno, to fight, and infinitive always translates as “to”, so, “to fight”).
- The master rebukes the small slave because he does not praise the boy.
- The slaves are standing near the big temple on account of them loving the gods.
Lesson 5 – Learning Latin Easy: Personal Pronouns
Exercise 1 Answers – Translating Latin Pronouns
- Who has the money?
- That man has the money.
- I do not have money because your boy is giving it to his master.
- Whom’s horse is it?
- The queen is giving the horse to the slave.
- Why is she giving the horse to the slave?
- She is giving the horse to the slave on account of him praising her.
Exercise 2 Answers – Translating Latin Pronouns & Adjectives
- Who is standing in that temple?
- Is she looking at those big horses?
- That poet is good.
- I am hurrying toward the town house because my son lives in it.
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