"Poetae carmina scribunt."

Translation:The poets write poems.

September 9, 2019

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zig-Zag19

I believe the word poetae should be pronounced poy-tay as everything I've studied says "oe" is a diphthong that should rhyme with the English word boy. Can anyone corroborate?

September 9, 2019

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

With macrons it is poēta. Yes, oe is pronounced like 'oy' but is not. Poena has that 'oy' in it.

Other pronunciations may vary however.

September 9, 2019
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