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Author Short, Emma
Title A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (310 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Why do botanists need Latin? -- Consulting a Latin dictionary or vocabulary -- Overview -- Part I Grammar -- 1 The noun (Stearn pp. 57-88) -- First Declension (Stearn pp. 66-68) -- Second Declension (Stearn pp. 68-71) -- Third Declension (Stearn pp. 72-87) -- Nouns ending in -al -- Nouns ending in -ar -- Nouns ending in -as -- Nouns ending in -ax -- Nouns ending in -e -- Nouns ending in -en -- Nouns ending in -er -- Nouns ending in -es -- Nouns ending in -ex -- Nouns ending in -is -- Nouns ending in -ix -- Nouns ending in -ma -- Noun ending in -nx -- Nouns ending in -o -- Nouns ending in -on -- Nouns ending in -or -- Nouns ending in -os -- Nouns ending in -s after a consonant (usually 'b', 'm', 'n', 'p' or 'r') -- Nouns ending in -us -- Nouns ending in -ut -- Nouns ending in -ux -- Nouns ending in -ys -- Nouns ending in -yx -- Fourth Declension (Stearn pp. 87-88) -- Nouns ending in -us -- Nouns ending in -u -- Fifth Declension (Stearn p. 88) -- 2 The adjective and the participle (Stearn pp. 89-102) -- Compound adjectives -- Complex adjectives (termed compounds by Stearn pp. 94, 95, 96-97) -- Comparison of adjectives (Stearn pp. 97-99) -- Formation of comparatives -- Formation of superlatives -- Irregular forms -- Quam -- The participle (Stearn pp. 89-90) -- Notes -- 3 The adverb (Stearn pp. 103-106) -- 4 The preposition (Stearn pp. 125-127) -- Prepositions with accusative -- Prepositions with ablative -- 5 The conjunction (Stearn pp. 128-129) -- Further examples -- 6 The pronoun (Stearn pp. 118-124) -- The personal pronoun -- The possessive pronoun -- The determinative pronoun -- The demonstrative pronoun (also pronoun-adjective) -- The intensive pronoun -- The relative pronoun -- The definitive pronoun -- The indefinite pronoun -- Pronoun-adjectives
7 The verb (Stearn pp. 130-139) -- 8 Numerals, measurements (Stearn pp. 107-117) -- Cardinal numbers -- Examples: -- Ordinal numbers -- Examples: -- Distributive numerals -- Example: -- Numerical adverbs -- Examples: -- On relative length (Stearn pp. 114-117) -- 9 Prefixes and suffixes -- 10 Miscellany -- Time -- Habitat (Stearn pp. 197-200) -- Geography (Stearn pp. 201-228) -- Colour -- Symbols and abbreviations -- Punctuation (Stearn pp. 194-196) -- Forming specific epithets -- Part II Exercises in translation -- 11 Exercises -- 1. Declining -- 1.1. Declining nouns and adjectives (answers on p. 75) -- 1.2. Taxonomic ranks (answers on p. 78) -- 1.3. Exercises in the nominative (answers on p. 78) -- herb -- shrub -- tree -- stem -- stems -- stipules -- leaf -- leaves -- inflorescence -- inflorescences -- bract -- bracts -- flower -- flowers -- calyx -- sepals -- corolla -- petals -- stamens -- anthers -- filament -- filaments -- pistil -- gynoecium -- style -- ovary -- stigma -- stigmas -- fruit -- seed -- stipe -- caps -- gills -- thallus -- 1.4. Exercises in the accusative (answers on p. 79) -- 1.5. Exercises in the genitive (answers on p. 79) -- 1.6. Exercises in the dative (answers on p. 80) -- 1.7. Exercises in the ablative (answers on p. 80) -- 2. Adjectives -- 2.1. Positive (absolute) adjectives (answers on p. 81) -- 2.1.1. State whether the following adjectives are Group A or Group B and then decline fully, i.e. masculine, feminine and neuter, singular and plural: -- 2.1.2. Give the: -- 2.1.3. Translate: -- 2.2. Comparative adjectives (answers on p. 82) -- 2.2.1. Translate: -- 2.3 Superlative adjectives (answers on p. 82) -- 2.3.1. Translate: -- 2.4. Comparisons (answers on p. 82) -- 2.4.1. Translate: -- 3. Participles (answers on p. 83) -- 3.1. Decline in full for the gender cited (all cases, singular and plural):
3.2. Translate the following: -- 4. Adverbs -- 4.1 Positive (absolute) adverbs (answers on p. 84) -- 4.1.1. Translate the following adjectives, state whether they are Group A or Group B, and then form their associated adverbs: -- 4.1.2. Translate the following: -- 4.2. Comparative and superlative adverbs (answers on p. 84) -- 4.2.1. Translate: -- 5. Conjunctions (answers on p. 85) -- 5.1. Translate: -- 6. Pronouns (answers on p. 85) -- 6.1. Translate: -- 7. Verbs (answers on p. 85) -- 7.1. Translate: -- 12 Answers to the Exercises -- 1. Declining -- 1.1. Declining nouns and adjectives -- 1.2. Taxonomic ranks -- 1.3. Exercises in the nominative -- 1.4. Exercises in the accusative -- 1.5. Exercises in the genitive -- 1.6. Exercises in the dative -- 1.7. Exercises in the ablative -- 2. Adjectives -- 2.1. Positive (absolute) adjectives -- 2.2. Comparative adjectives -- 2.3. Superlative adjectives -- 2.4. Comparisons -- 3. Participles -- 4. Adverbs -- 4.1. Positive (absolute) adverbs -- 4.2. Comparative and superlative adverbs -- 5. Conjunctions -- 6. Pronouns -- 7. Verbs -- Part III Translating -- 13 Translating into Latin -- Some tips -- Notes to help in translation -- Parsing -- Abbreviations -- The description -- Translation of a description adapted from George Benthaḿs Handbook of the British Flora -- The diagnosis -- How to start a diagnosis -- Calothamnus roseus -- Calothamnus borealis subsp. cinereus -- 14 Translating from Latin into English -- Part IV Vocabulary -- References -- Index
A practical guide for botanists worldwide, providing a simple explanation of Latin grammar along with an in-depth vocabulary
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Short, Emma A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary New York : Cambridge University Press,c2013 9781107034167
Subject Botany -- Terminology.;Latin language -- Grammar.;Latin language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
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