Monday, July 16, 2012

Iam Nihil Est

409     -     410     -     411

This poem is from a book entitled Adagiorum Maxime Vulgarium Thesaurus, first published in 1730.

Iam Nihil Est
Iam nihil est totum quod viximus; omnia secum
Tempus praeteriens horaque summa trahit.

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:

praetereō, praeterīre: pass, go by

cum: with (prep. + abl.); when, since, although (conjunction + subj.)
hōra -ae f.: hour
iam: now; already
nihil, nīl: nothing; not at all
omnis -e: all, every, as a whole
que (enclitic) - and
qui quae quod: who, which, what / quis quid: who? what? which?
sui, sibi, sē: him- her- itself
sum, esse, fuī: be, exist
summus -a -um: highest, farthest, last
tempus -oris n.: time
tōtus -a -um: whole, entire
trahō trahere trāxī trāctum: drag, draw
vīvō vīvere vīxī victum: live