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Thanks for cleaning up the infinitive, but the conjugation you added to the lemma entry was incorrect. The verb possum does not conjugate like a compound of sum, but instead has further irregularities. --EncycloPetey 15:50, 28 August 2008 (UTC)


Does this verb have a passive conjugation? --EncycloPetey 21:38, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

OK. I asked because some of my references indicate that cedo has an incomplete passive (only the third-person forms exist). --EncycloPetey 21:55, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

Wiktionary:Requested entries:Latin[edit]

Did you know about this list? It is a place where people who don't know enough about Latin to create the entry can request help. Sometimes, it's because the word is an important source of words in other languages, or has cognates that have recently been created, or maybe someone just came across the word somewhere and couldn't figure out the meaning. Of course, not all the requests are worthy of entries, and sometimes it turns out the requests aren't actually Latin (just Latinoid phrases common in English law or medicine).

Would you like to have a go at creating entries for the "C" words on the list? I suggest "C" to start with because it's a long section, and because I'm working on another part of the list right now. It would be a real bummer if one of us spent all the effort to create an entry while someone else was doing the same for the same entry.

Oh, and thanks for catching the fact that I neglected to add the inflection line template on demonstrandum. It's good to have a addition pairs of eyes around watching Latin pages for format. --EncycloPetey 22:22, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Latin homographs[edit]

I've created the entry for infectus, which is both an adjective and the perfect passive participle of inficio. Since the homographs section at WT:ALA is under construction, I'm not quite sure what to do for the entry, so could you look it over? Thanks, Wikiacc () 15:43, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

Looks good; it just needed an etymology for the adjective. Also, there is a noun sense for the participial derivation, and I've added that. --EncycloPetey 17:23, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Also, I can't tell if inficio is regular in the passive or if it follows facio. --Wikiacc () 15:52, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

It's a regular mixed declension verb. The entry was missing a macron on the third principal part, and the definitions needed to be expressed in the first person, but otherwise the entry was just fine. --EncycloPetey 17:23, 21 October 2008 (UTC)