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#102337 - 05/05/03 07:14 PM Re: legitim  
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Yeahbut®, that's an English noun, -- you're still correct in saying that there is no Latin adverb "legitim".


#102338 - 05/05/03 07:57 PM Re: legitim  
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>you're still correct in saying that there is no Latin adverb "legitim".

this gets back to my confusion, which Bill has now clarified(?) by saying that he thought legitim was an Scrips-Howard typo--not a legitimate spelling bee (thus English) word. I think.


#102339 - 05/06/03 02:05 AM Re: legitim  
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propritim = properly

summatim = cursorily, summarily


syllabatim = syllable by syllable.

Now, do we have an English word for that?


#102340 - 05/10/03 02:33 AM Re: adverbs  
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ordinatim = properly, in order

ostiatim = door to door

pagatim = in every village


#102341 - 05/10/03 10:29 AM Re: adverbs  
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#102342 - 05/10/03 02:52 PM Re: adverbs  
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...just Roman through my dictionary.....



paulatim = little by little

partim = partly

privatim = at home, privately

Some of these are easy to figure out once you recognize the -tim suffix which makes it an adverb.

As I told Dr. Bill, I've used my little Latin dictionary more in the last week than in the last 20 years!


#102343 - 05/10/03 05:58 PM Re: adverbs  
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It occurred to me that most of these adverbs ending in -tim
had a time element involved, a series of actions. So I wondered if the etymology had anything to do with time.
Apparently not.But in looki;ng a discovered an inpressive site which set out to cover all of the humanities. But there had been no posts in the etymology part since 2000.
I'll go back and get URL and add it in case anybody wants
to browse that site. I had problems wwith navigation there, so didn't get to see any of the posts.
http://www.humanityquest.com/


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