"The wives also are kind."

Translation:Uxores quoque benignae sunt.

August 29, 2019

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chris_P_Marsh

Despite SOV word order, it's not mandatory, and indeed often sentences where sum, esse is the only verb, Latin uses SVO.

August 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ryan324467

Sometimes. From my understanding sum only follows SVO if it is being used as a equator, that is, if it is showing that x is/are y. A good way to think of it is to check and see if it acts like an equal sign, if so, SVO. If not, SOV.

August 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elin.7-1

Can we have Uxores quoque sunt benignae please? Reported.

Thanks

August 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Duodpn1

I also thought this was a correct form.

September 1, 2019
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