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"Don't approach the parrot!"

Translation:Noli psittaco appropinquare!

September 28, 2019

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Iga561457

No, it's deceitful.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tibbs49

Why is it "psittaco" and not "psittacum"? Isn't it a 2nd declension noun in the accusative?


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

No. Appropinquare is an intransitive verb. You cannot use the accusative. The dative expresses the object, which is being approached.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mat033

Some unapproachable parrot, isn't it?

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