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"How does Iuppiter hurl a thunderbolt?"

Translation:Quomodo Iuppiter fulmen contorquet?

October 1, 2019

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

Could we use a synonym for contorquet, namely conicit?


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

Does a sentence with a question word like quomodo always have to begin with the question word? I was marked wrong for a word order issue i.e. Iuppiter quomodo fulmen contorquet ?


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

It makes sense that the question word will start the sentence, so that the listener knows what the question is.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Milla289388

Good question.


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

Marked wrong for a word-order issue: I wrote Quomodo fulmen contorquet Iuppiter? (as if there were a discussion about different gods' hurling-the-thunderbolt techniques!).


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

They also accept the Anglicized spelling 'Jupiter,' if I remember correctly.

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