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"You visit many inns in the forum."

Translation:Multas cauponas in foro visitatis.

October 22, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pye20

Caupōna f Caupōnae hostess, shopkeeper, landlady • Caupō m Caupōnēs tradesman, Inn / Shop / Tavern-keeper • Cognate with Ancient Greek κᾰ́πηλος (kápēlos) retailer, dealer, innkeeper. Derived from PIE kʷreyh₂- (“to buy”), whence ἐπρῐάμην (epriámēn). See connection to Ancient Greek κάπτω (káptō, “gulp down, snap”) • Greek Lexicon: • [ Κάπη - Kápi ] ηs, f (κάπω - kápo), a crib, manger. • [ Καπηλεία - Kapileía ], ας, f (καπηλεύω - kapilévo), the business of selling provisions. • [ Καπηλείον - Kapileíon ] ου, & ( καπήλιον - kapílion ) ου, n. a cook's shop , tavern. • an improbable derivation from κάπη (kápē, “crib, manger”)

Latin Dict.: [ caupo, cauponis - inn/shop/tavern-keeper ] • [ caupona, cauponae - fem shop/inn/tavern-keeper, ] • [ cauponius, cauponia, cauponium - of shop inn tavern ] • [ caupona, cauponae - restaurant ] • [ cauponor, cauponari, cauponatus - traffic, trade, sell ] • [ cauponium, cauponii - tavern/inn/shop & furniture/fixtures] • [ cauponula, cauponulae - small tavern/inn ] • [ cauponaria, cauponariae - fem inn/shop-keeper ] • [ cauponarius, cauponarii - shopkeeper ] [cuparius, cuparii, cupariis, cupario, cupariorum ]


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew771452

I answered "Multas tabernas in foro visitas", which was rejected. I think it should have been accepted so I reported it. Please do correct me if I'm mistaken.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Berto29441

Tu visitas is perfectly correct


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lfd
  • 583

¿Why not ‘in forum’?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rae.F
  • 2240

in foro denotes a static location.
Iuvenis cum psittaco irato in foro est.
The young man is in the forum with an angry parrot.

in forum denotes motion toward.
Iuvenis psittacum iratum in forum portat.
The young man brings an angry parrot into the forum.

Multae ossa in pavimento sunt.
Many bones are on the floor.

Multam ossa in pavimentum iacis.
You throw many bones onto the floor.

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