Thursday, July 19, 2012

Iniuria Repetit Auctorem

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Iniuria Repetit Auctorem
Plurima nunc aliis praebes nocumenta, sed ipsum
Mox ad te cernes cuncta redire domum.

Source: Johann Glandorp (1501-1564), Disticha, 144. Meter: Elegiac. Note that cernes introduces indirect statement, with an accusative and infinitive construction: cuncta redire.

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:

nocumentum (nocumentī, n.): harm, injury

ad: to, up to, towards (+acc.)
alius -a -um: other, another; alias: at another time
auctor -ōris m.: originator, founder
cernō cernere crēvī crētum: discern, separate
cūnctus -a -um: entire all together
domus -ūs f.: house, home
iniūria -ae f.: injustice, wrong, affront
ipse ipsa ipsum: him- her- itself
mox: soon
nunc: now
plurimus -a -um: the greatest number of, very many; plurimī, most people
praebeō -ēre -uī -itum: furnish, supply, render
redeō -īre -iī -itum: go back, return
repetō -petere -petīvī -petītum: demand, exact; revisit; call to mind, recollect; repeat
sed: but
tū tuī tibi tē: you (sing.)