Use of "am" versus "ae" with the words "linguae latinae/linguam latinam"
(first of all so sorry for my poor english it is not my first language, thank you for your patience)<pre>
How can i know for sure when to use "ae" or "am"?</pre>
I've noticed that when the subject is yourself, like "Linguam Latinam disco" then it is "am". But i've also seem the "am" be used for when a female subject is in use?
Same question but for "litteris latinis" VERSUS "litteras latinas", how do i know when to use which?
The use of "am" and "o" really make no difference; just to help distinguish the words. They mean the same thing but I think it is a style of preference.
2) It depends on what you want to say. "-is" is usually used as a dative or an ablative ending and "-as" is exclusive to the feminine plural accusative.
I saw your previous comment and hopefully this makes sense. I can understand the confusion too.
The frustrating thing is that I was getting sentences with the dative before it was introduced...it was unbelievably confusing trying to figure out how lingua had multiple accusative endings until I discovered that dative had been thrown in with the lessons on school/accusative....