Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Scire Aliquid Pulchrum

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Scire Aliquid Pulchrum
Scire aliquid, pulchrum; nil discere velle, pudendum:
   Fac igitur discas nocte dieque, puer.

Source: Johann Glandorp (1501-1564), Disticha, 76. Meter: Elegiac.

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:

pudeo, pudēre: shame, be ashamed

aliquis -quae -quod: some, any; si quis, si quid: anyone who, anything that
diēs diēī m./f.: day
discō -ere didicī: learn
faciō facere fēcī factum: do, make
igitur: therefore
nihil, nīl: nothing; not at all
nox noctis f.: night
puer puerī m.: boy; slave
pulcher -chra -chrum: beautiful
sciō -īre -īvī/-iī -ītum: know
volō velle voluī: wish, be willing