Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Verbis Iuva

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Verbis Iuva
Dextera pauperibus tua sit propensa iuvandis;
Verbis, argento deficiente, iuva.

Source: Giuseppe Gatti, Sales Poetici, Proverbiales, et Iocosi (1703). 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:

prōpensus, -a, -um: ready, eager, willing

argentum -ī n.: silver, money
deficiō -ficere -fēcī -fectum: fail, give out; revolt from
dexter -tra -trum: right; dextera -ae f.: right hand
iuvō iuvāre iūvī iūtum: help, assist; please, delight
pauper -eris: poor, lowly
sum, esse, fuī: be, exist
tuus -a -um: your
verbum -ī n.: word

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