23a Catullus 64 251-277 Latin to English Flashcards Preview

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* coepiô, coepere, coepî, coeptus *

begin

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* plangô, -ere, -xî, -ctum *

beat, strike; beat the breast or head; lament

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amplificê

magnificently

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aurôra, -ae, f.

the dawn

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barbarus, -a, -um

foreign, barbarian

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bombus, -î, m.

a low, booming sound

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canô, -ere, cecinî, cantus

sing; prophesy, foretell

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cantus, -ûs, m.

song

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celebrô (1)

throng; make famous, celebrate

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cista, -ae, f.

a wicker box for sacred objects

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cornû, -ûs, n.

horn (of an animal); wing (of an army)

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cuspis, -idis, f.

spear point

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dêcêdô, -ere, -cessî, -cessum

go away, leave; make way for

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decorô (1)

embellish, adorn

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dîvellô, -ere, -vellî, -vulsum (-volsum)

tear apart

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efflô (1)

breathe out, emit, blast out

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Euhoe or Euoe

the ecstatic cry of a Bacchante

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exorior, -orîrî, -ortus

arise, appear, begin

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expleô, -êre, -plêvî, -plêtum

fill up, satisfy

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flâtus, -ûs, m.

a blowing; a wind

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flôreô, -êre, -uî, ---

bloom, flourish

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frûstrâ

in vain

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horrifîcô (1)

roughen, ruffle

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Iacchus, -î, m.

Bacchus

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iactô (1)

hurl, throw; shake, disturb; boast

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incingô, -ere, -cinxî, -cinctum

wrap

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incrêbescô, -ere, -crebuî

intensify

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inflectô, -ere, -flexî, -flexum

bend

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iuvencus, -î, m.

bullock

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leviter

lightly

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lymphâtus, a, um

crazy, mad

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mâtûtînus, a, um

of the morning

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Nysigena, -ae, m/ adj. (the y is long)

born at/on Nysa (birthplace of Bacchus)

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obscûrus, -a, -um

dark, hidden, obscure

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orgia, -ôrum, n. pl.

Bacchic rites

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placidus, a, um

gentle, quiet

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plangor, -ôris, m.

a beating, a slapping

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prôcêdô, ere, -cessî, -cessum

proceed, advance; come forth

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prôcêrus, a, um

tall, long

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prôclîvus, a, um

downward sloping; tumbling forward

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profânus, a, um

unconsecrated, ordinary; wicked, impious

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pûbês, -is, f.

youth; young men

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quaerô, -ere, quaesîvî (-iî), -îtus

seek, search for; ask, inquire

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quâlis, -e

of what sort or kind

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raucisonus, a, um

harsh-sounding

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refulgeô, -êre, -fulsî

shine, gleam

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regia, -ae, f.

palace

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rêgius, a, um

of a king, regal

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satyrus, -î, m.

a satyr (often a companion of Bacchus)

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serpêns, -entis, m.

snake, serpent

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serpô, -ere, serpsî, serptûrus

creep, glide

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sîc

thus, so (in such a way)

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Sîlênus, -î, m.

Silenus (an attendant of Bacchus)

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strideô, -êre, strîdî, --- / stridô, -ere, --- , ---

whistle, shreak; creak, rattle

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tardê

slowly

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têctum, -î, n.

roof; building, house

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tectus, a, um

conceiled, secret; secretive

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Thessalus, a, um

Thessalian

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thiasus, -î, m.

an orgiastic dance; a group that performs such dances

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Thyias, -adis, f.

a Maenad

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thyrsus, -î, m.

the thyrsus, i.e a Bacchic staff, covered with vines and ivy

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tîbia, -ae, f.

flute, pipe

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tinnîtus, -ûs, m.

a ringing

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vestibulum, -î, n.

forecourt

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