"I study Latin literature."

Translation:Ego litteris Latinis studeo.

August 28, 2019



Litteris is not Accusative; it should be since it functions as the object of the sentence: I study literature, I study (it).

August 28, 2019

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According to my dictionary "studēre" requires a dative complement when it means "to support": "alicui studeo" = "I support someone". Otherwise it should be accusative.

August 29, 2019


The object of studeo is in the dative. There are other verbs out there that do that as well.

September 1, 2019


I also thought it should be accusative litterās. But when I checked Ørberg, he introduces the verb studeõ as taking the dative litterīs.

August 30, 2019
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