Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Sedes Commoda


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Sedes Commoda
Si qua sede sedes, et sit tibi commoda sedes,
Illa sede sede, nec ab illa sede recede.


Source: Philosophia Patrum (ed. Wegeler), 1263. Meter: Dactylic Hexameter.

The vocabulary is keyed to the DCC Latin Vocabulary list. There is only one word in this poem that is not on the DCC list:

commodus -a -um - suitable, proper, convenient

ā, ab, abs: from, by (+abl.)
aliquis -quae -quod: some, any; si quis, si quid: anyone who, anything that
et: and
ille, illa, illud: that
neque, nec: and not, nor; neque . . . neque, neither . . . nor
recēdo -ere -cessī -cessum: step back, recoil, recede, withdraw
sedeo -ēre sēdī sessum: sit
sēdēs -is m.: seat, abode, habitation
sī: if
sum, esse, fuī: be, exist
tū tuī tibi tē: you (sing.)




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