Flashcards in Indefinite Pronouns Deck (24):
Quidam is an indefinite pronoun
Declined like interrogative pronoun quis, quid
Means "someone, something, anyone, anything"
Adjective of aliquis
Aliqui, aliqua, aliquod
Declines like qui, quae, quod (but aliqua not aliquae)
Means "some, any"
Is the same as aliquis but has a greater degree of indefiniteness about it. Used after si, nisi, num, ne. (After Si nisi num ne all the ali-'s drop away)
Declined like quis, quid
Means "someone (something)" "anyone (anything)"
Used mainly in sentences that imply negation
The adjective form is ullus, ulla, ullum
Adjective of quis
Qui, qua, quod
Identical to aliqui, aliqua, aliquod
Is declined like quis, quid
Means "each one (each)" "everyone (every)"
Adjective of quisque
Quique, quaeque, quodque
Declined like qui, quae, quod
When is quisque found
Can only be found after a: superlative, relative pronoun, interrogative pronoun, ordinal number, reflexive
Or found as: unusquisque, unaquaeque, unumquodque
Aliquis ad me heri venit
Someone came to me yesterday
We fought with the inhabitants not without some fear
Non sine aliquo metu cum incolis pugnavimus
Did you see anyone (someone)?
Si quis ad me veniat, felix sim
If anyone (someone) should come to me, I would be happy
If you should not see anyone, you would not be happy
Nisi quem videas, felix non sis
Num quem vides?
You dont see anyone (someone), do you?
He did this in order that someone might not be angry
Hoc fecit ne quis iratus esset
Vix quisquam hoc negare potest
Hardly anyone can deny this
The envoy was braver than any of the soldiers
Fortior fuit legatus quam quisquam militum
- the implied negation here is that no one of the soldiers was bracer than the envoy
Solis lux clarior est quam lix ullius ignis
The light of the sun is brighter than the light of any fire
Haec optimus quisque sentit
Each (every) very good man perceives these things
Each man loves this girl
Every man loves this girl
Quique vir hanc puellam amat
Cuique homini multa pecunia est
There is much money to each/every man
Each/every man has much money
What are they
Represent SOME person or thing without designating exactly WHICH one.