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This IP address is one assigned on a DDNS (Dynamic DNS) basis by ISP StarHub, based in Singapore. VNNS occasionally contributes under this address when he forgets to log in.—verily nest no settingsuns [ mai tok paeij ] 06:00, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

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auctrix[edit]

There should be a macron on the 'i' for auctrīx; depending on what source you're using, they sometimes don't bother to show this. Caladon 06:58, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

No, the 'i' for the nominative is short. 218.186.8.242
According to whom? Caladon 07:09, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
Apparently some -rix es are short and some are long. cf. -rix and la:-trix and la:laboratrix but la:victrix? Does it have to do with the double consonants? 218.186.8.242 07:16, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
la:laboratrix appears to be wrong anyway, since it lists the genitive without a macron and the same for -rix. Unfortunately, I can't see the connection between double consonants, since they're all written without the macron in L&S regardless; and since L&S is relied upon for most Latin entries, you tend to find they haven't included it. The elementary version of L&S includes the macron, so you can compare the two, for example [1] and [2]. Mainly, the reason why I think they should all include the macron is because Langenscheidt's dictionary includes it, and usually a google check between with and without a macron shows that with a macron is more common. Caladon 07:26, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
When I said double consonants, I was referring to blahblactrix vs. blahblatrix where c is a consonant and a is a vowel. But thanks for clarifying! (I've changed the entry already.) 218.186.8.242 07:34, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
It doesn't appear so, since both types appear with macrons in Langenscheidt's dictionary. Thanks for your contributions by the way, we don't have many Latin contributors. I don't know why you don't make an account, unless you already have one. Caladon 07:41, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
I already have one, but I'm on another system and forgot my password saved in the computer :) 218.186.8.242 07:42, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

même[edit]

Même doesn't seem to be from ipse, it seems to be from an unattested Latin word, which is partially derived from ipse. I don't think it counts as a descendant for that reason. Mglovesfun (talk) 15:24, 22 May 2010 (UTC)



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