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"Filias nostras amamus."

Translation:We love our daughters.

September 3, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tkdblake93

In Portuguese it's "(Nós) amamos nossas filhas." 'Nós' is optional as it is in Latin.


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

To like and to love: both are accepted here, but what would be the difference in Latin?


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

The emphatic inclusion of the possessive adj. nostras here can be reflected, in English, by adding "own": "We love our own daughters." I think that "daughters" belong to the subject (or topic) of the sentence, in 'unmarked' situations, so "Filias amamus" would be the simple way to say "We love our daughters."

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