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"Velisne olivas?"

Translation:Would you like olives?

September 8, 2019

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

Again, classical Latin does not use the subjunctive in this way. Visne should be the correct verb here. Independent uses of the subjunctive do not show politeness.


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

Interearing! I was wondering how good the course was, apparently there are some rough edges


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

how should one use it then? Could you give an example with velisne from this sentence?


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

If you were to give me olives as a present, you would ask me "velisne olivas?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Landon172814

How to say "Would you like a (single) olive"? Olivam?

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