"The head of the house saves the mother."
Translation:Paterfamilias matrem servat.
January 12, 2020
Mater is the nominative singular, used when 'mother' is the subject of the sentence, the one doing the action.
- Mater patrem servat -> "The mother saves the father."
Matrem is the accusative singular, used when an action is being done to 'mother', the direct object.
- Matrem pater servat -> "The father saves the mother."