"Many women study the language."

Translation:Multae feminae linguae student.

September 6, 2019

3 Comments


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

Am I missing something? Shouldn't "language" be accusative? "Linguam"?

September 6, 2019

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

The verb studeo, studere usually takes the dative as the direct object.

Studere is more literally 'to dedicate oneself to', 'to be eager for'.

September 6, 2019

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

You're right, I completely forgot, I eventually realised it after a while. Thanks.

September 11, 2019
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