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  5. "We teach leisurely girls."

"We teach leisurely girls."

Translation:Puellas otiosas docemus.

December 14, 2019



Can someone explain why it's puellas in lieu of puellae here?


It is puellas since they are the ones being taught, the receivers of the action (accusative case).

You would use puellae if they were the ones doing the teaching, doing the action (nominative case). You would also likely the verb to the 3rd person plural form.

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