SAT II Latin : Using genitive case in Latin

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Latin

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Using Genitive Case In Latin

Please choose the correct answer from below

The English word littoral comes from which latin word __________.

 

 

 

Possible Answers:

litus—beach

littera—letter

litus—sentence

lector—reader

leto—kill

Correct answer:

litus—beach

Explanation:

The word in English, "littoral," means "pertaining to shores." It is not to be confused with the word "litteral" the noun for beach or shore in latin is "litus," the genitive being "litoris."

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