The state religion of ancient Rome required citizens to perform sacrifices. Why? To appease the gods and keep the Roman empire in their favor. The leaders of Rome didn't care what you believed in your heart of hearts, but they did care whether or not you made those sacrifices. And by sacrifice, that would mean destroying animals or a portion of the harvest.
Im having majour troubke with distinction between word usage. Piuos or pii. What the difference is and when to use it. Going through the school lesson, its used 5 different words for book and i wasnt really able to understand the differences in context based on the random questions that pop up here or there, instead 9f one by one giving me different exampkes so that i might be able to figute it out.
It often asks me to fill in the blanks with words ive never seen a translation to yet. They are just a plural or possesive form but still i jave no infirmation on how to figure out which is which, ir why, ir be presented in an order that alliws me to see the pattern
The notes for each lesson (click on the light bulb) explain noun and adjective inflection and other grammar points. The lessons introduce these slowly begining with the first lesson, so you should go back and read them starting from the first lesson. For this adjective, pius, (introduced in Lesson "Parents"), the declension is - us , -a, -um (if it is used as masculine it follows the 2nd declension masculine; if it is feminine it follows the 1st declension feminine; if it is neuter it follows the 2nd declension neuter). I suggest writing them down in order yourself. I prefer to put them in this order: Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative, Ablative, Vocative. At this point, you have not learned all of these yet. I suggest starting with the 2nd masculine form, both singular and plural. For your convenience (minus the vocative) : 2nd declension of pius: singular: pius, piī, piō, pium, piō. plural: piī, piōrum, piīs, piōs, piīs. I have included the macrons, although Duo does not use them.
I see. The question refers to whether sacrifice is a transitive or intransitive verb. It is both, and therefore does not need an object. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacrifice