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> 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.