> Mangiat wrote: > > > > it is such a pain to speak Latin I don't think any natural language > would > > > have as many endings as Latin. > > > > Cur? Latine loqui simplicissimum est; problema unum, vero, est: > grammatica > > morphologiaque optime studendae sunt... sed lexicon certe simplicius > est > > (hoc civi italico qui loquitur romandiam quemdam linguam, nescio vobis > > Anglophonis, sed linguae angliacae multa verba latina sunt, hodie > quoque). > > > > Veniam quaeso eis qui latine non loquontur. > > > > Luca > <puzzled look at myself> I understood everything! Yet it's been 6 years since I stopped studying Latin! (and French studies of Latin are not the ones that stress on the actual understanding of the language, but more on the ability to use a dictionary for translation and then to discuss the translated text...) Christophe.