what should we call me classics

When I think I see a supine but I’m not sure



A supine is a verbal noun formed from the 4th principal part of a Latin verb. The accusative supine, ending in -um, shows purpose; the ablative supine, ending in -u, shows respect.

Venerunt pugnatum. They cameto fight. (accusative supine showing purpose)

Mirabile dictu! Wondrous to say! (ablative supine showing respect)

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