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Stage 35: epistulae Word Patterns: Nouns and Adjectives.

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1 Stage 35: epistulae Word Patterns: Nouns and Adjectives

2 A. Study the form and meaning of the following nouns and adjectives. Otium idleness, leisureotiosus idle, at leisure Spatium spacespatiosus spacious, large Forma beautyformosus beautiful Otium idleness, leisureotiosus idle, at leisure Spatium spacespatiosus spacious, large Forma beautyformosus beautiful

3 B. Using Section A as a guide, complete the table below: Limus---limosus --- Herba---herbosusgrassy Bellum---bellicosus aggressive, warlike Furor madnessfurosus --- Damnum---damnosus harmful, damaging Pretium---pretiosus --- Periculum---periculosus --- Odium---odiosus --- Iniuria---iniuriosus --- Limus---limosus --- Herba---herbosusgrassy Bellum---bellicosus aggressive, warlike Furor madnessfurosus --- Damnum---damnosus harmful, damaging Pretium---pretiosus --- Periculum---periculosus --- Odium---odiosus --- Iniuria---iniuriosus ---

4 C. Match each of the following Latin adjectives with the correct English translation: Latin: fumosus, iocosus, ventosus, perfidiosus, annosus English: treacherous, smoky, fond of jokes, old, blown by the winds Latin: fumosus, iocosus, ventosus, perfidiosus, annosus English: treacherous, smoky, fond of jokes, old, blown by the winds

5 D. Many Latin -osus adjectives come into English as words ending in “-ose” or “-ous.” Give an English adjective and its meaning for each of the following Latin adjectives. Use the meaning of the Latin word in your definitions. Verbosus, studiosus, deliciosus, copiosus, victoriosus

6 E. Explain the following based on your knowledge of the vocabulary for this stage and the suffix -osus. A famous orator An odious remark A precious heirloom To be in a vinous state A famous orator An odious remark A precious heirloom To be in a vinous state


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