Latin (lingua Latīna)

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Latin inscription, in the Colosseum of Rome by Wknight94 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

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Why learn Latin?

You can communicate in Latin. Knowing Latin provides a competitive edge in career choices Creativity is increased with the study of Latin. Latin study leads to an appreciation of cultural diversity.

How Long Does it Take to Learn Latin?

*** NOTES *** Latin was the language spoken by the Romans across the former Roman Empire. It is the root of many European languages and Latin terms are commonly used in medicine, science, law and biology. The spoken Classical Latin on this app has been voiced by graduates from the UK’s Oxford University, based on historical evidence of how it was spoken. They have also re-imagined modern-day words in Latin such as plane ‘aeria navis’ which translates as airborne ship...extinct, but still used in religion and motos, etc

Latin Alphabet & Pronunciation

A
(a)
B
(be)
C
(ce)
D
(de)
E
(e)
F
(ef)
G
(ge)
H
(ha)
I
(i)
K
(ka)
L
(el)
M
(em)
N
(en)
O
(o)
P
(pe)
Q
(qu)
R
(er)
S
(es)
T
(te)
V
(u)
X
(ex)
Y
(i graeca)
Z
(zeta)

Basic Phrases in Latin

HelloSalve
GoodbyeVale
YesIta
NoNihil
Excuse meVeniam in me
PleaseObsecro
Thank youGratias tibi
You are welcomeTe gratissimum
Do you speak englishTu loqueris Anglice?
Do you understandCogitesne?
I understandIntelligo
I do not understandNon intellego
How are youQuid agis?
Fine thanksDenique, gratias!
What is your nameQuod nomen tibi est?
My name isMeum nomen est
Pleased to meet youQua libuit in occursum adventus tui

Latin Grammar

Latin Nouns

ManVir
WomanFemina
BoyPuer
GirlPuella
CatCattus
DogCanis
FishPiscis
WaterAqua
MilkLac
EggOvum
HouseDomus
FlowerFlos
TreeArbor
ShirtIndusium
PantsBraca

Latin Adjectives

Colors in Latin

BlackNigreos
WhiteAlbum
RedRubrum
OrangeLuteus
YellowFlavo
GreenViridi
BlueCaeruleum
PurplePurpura
PinkRosea
GrayGriseo
BrownBrunneis

Numbers in Latin

ZeroNulla
OneUnum
TwoDuo
ThreeTribus
FourQuattuor
FiveQuinque
SixSex
SevenSeptem
EightOcto
NineNovem
TenDecem
ElevenUndecim
TwelveDuodecim
TwentyViginti
ThirtyTriginta
FortyQuadraginta
FiftyQuinquaginta
SixtySexaginta
SeventySeptuaginta
EightyOctoginta
NinetyNonaginta
HundredCentum
ThousandMilia

Latin Verbs

To beEsse
To haveHabere
To wantVelle
To needEgere
To helpAdiuvare
To goIre
To comeVenire
To eatManducare
To drinkBibere
To speakDicere

Building Simple Sentences

More Complex Latin Sentences

AndEt
OrUel
ButAutem
BecauseQuod
WithApud
AlsoEtiam
HoweverAutem
NeitherNeque
NorNeque
IfSi
ThenTum

Useful Latin Vocabulary

Latin Questions

WhoQui
WhatQuid
WhenQuod
WhereUbi
WhyQuare
HowQuam
How manyQuot
How muchQuantum

Days of the Week in Latin

MondayDies Lunae
TuesdayMartis
WednesdayMercurii
ThursdayIovis
FridayVeneris
SaturdaySaturni
SundaySolis
YesterdayHesterno
TodayHodie
TomorrowCras

Months in Latin

JanuaryIanuarii
FebruaryFebruarius
MarchMartii
AprilAprilis
MayMay
JuneJune
JulyIulii
AugustAugust
SeptemberSeptember
OctoberOctobris
NovemberNovember
DecemberDecember

Seasons in Latin

WinterHiems
SpringFons
SummerAestas
AutumnAutumna

Telling Time in Latin

What time is itQuid temporem est?
HoursHoras
MinutesMinutes
SecondsSeconds
O clockHoram
HalfMedium
Quarter pastMeridies
BeforeAnte
AfterPost