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Ablative Absolute and Passive Periphrastic

This lesson syncs with Ch. 24 of Wheelock.

Latine Loquimur - the Passive Periphrastic

How to recognize, form, and translate the passive periphrastic in Latin. Intended for Latin II students. Questions, comments, concerns? Please comment below.

Passive Periphrastic & Dative of Agent

Periphrastic constructions

A lesson on the active and passive periphrastic constructions.

How to Pronounce Periphrastic

Learn how to say Periphrastic correctly with EmmaSaying's "how do you pronounce" free tutorials. Definition of periphrastic (oxford dictionary): adjective em...

Passive Periphrastic

Gerunds and Gerundives

The introduction to Gerunds and Gerundives in Latin.

Circumlocutious Definition

circumlocutious adjectiveroundabout and unnecessarily wordy; "had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression"; "A...

How to Pronounce Periphrastically

Learn how to say Periphrastically correctly with emmasaying's "how do you pronounce" free tutorials. Definition of periphrastically (oxford dictionary): adve...

Schola Grammatica - Moreland & Fleischer Unit 5, 1.13

Grammar assumed: present participle, future active participle, passive periphrastic, indirect command, subjunctive, ablative of place from which.

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4 news items

 
Financial Times
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:45:29 -0700

Some are periphrastic, others direct. It is vital that you get decorum – the register and tone of a speech – right for the target audience. Jokey when solemn is expected will grate; solemn when jokey is expected will bore. British self-deprecation ...
 
The Guardian
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:03:45 -0700

... associate with personal messages, with the untargeted information and long-winded, repetitive, reiterative, periphrastic verbosity that such missives contain, irritates many recipients. They kick against them, saying to themselves, "This does not ...
 
Prospect
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:58:26 -0700

But those men were patently handicapped, suffering from a disability (or whatever periphrastic term we adopt). Pistorius presents a different problem. His carbon-fibre spring heels might actually give him an advantage over runners using their own legs ...

The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 04:54:16 -0700

... and grammar happened rapidly: spoken Greek changed more in 400 years than in the subsequent 1900. Greek still retains a lot of inflection but much of the complexity in verb tenses and moods has been replaced by easier periphrastic constructions.
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