"Marcus est vir."

Translation:Marcus is a man.

August 28, 2019



Good god that audio!

August 28, 2019


"Marcus est weeer" Shouldn't it be spoken a bit harder? like veeR With all due respect to the person who took their time to make those recordings for us of course :)

August 28, 2019


It's the Classical pronunciation

August 29, 2019


vir ‧ Cognates: viraviragōtriumviratevirilevirilityvirtuevirtuoso

From Proto-Italic *wiros, from PIE Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós. Cognates include Sanskrit वीर (vīrá), Old Prussian wijrs, Lithuanian vyras, Latvian vīrs, Old Irish fer, Old Norse verr, Ossetian ир (ir, “Ossetians”) and Old English wer (English were-).

English were-Back-formation from werewolf (“man-wolf”), from Old English werwulf, derived from wer (“man”), from PIE Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós (“man”) + wulf (“wolf”).

MarcusAncient Roman given name from either Etruscan Marce or the Roman god of War, Mars ‧ ‧ In Etruscan mythology, god of war, Laran's, consort is Turan, goddess of love and fertility, who equates to the Latin Venus. Laran is the Etruscan equivalent of the Greek Ares and the Roman Mars.

September 8, 2019


Why would this not be "Marcus vir est"?

August 28, 2019


It should be accepted now, but unfortunately it takes some time for the changes we make in the Incubator to be active for users (sometimes as long as two weeks).

Still, please report (with the button in the lesson, not in the discussion) if it's not accepted, it's still possible something got missed!

August 28, 2019


That should be correct; report it.

August 28, 2019


Are they both correct?

August 28, 2019


Yes. The verb is most commonly placed at the end, but the other order is also possible. Just be aware that changing the order can change the emphasis.

August 29, 2019


I heard "Marcus is weird"

August 31, 2019


Marcus et Quintus

September 9, 2019
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