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LATIN-ENGLISH VOCABULARY

aureus

aureus, -a, -um, adj. [aurum, gold], golden
aurum, -ī, n. gold
aut, conj. or. aut . . . aut, either . . .or
autem, conj., usually second, never first, in the clause, but, moreover, however., now. Cf. at, sed
auxilium, auxi'lī, n. help, aid, assistance; plur. auxiliaries
ā-vertō, -ere, -tī, -sus, turn away, turn aside
avis, -is, f. bird (§243.1)

B

ballista, -ae, f. ballista, an engine for hurling missiles (p. 220)
balteus, -ī, m. belt, sword belt
barbarus, -ī, m. barbarian, savage
bellum, -ī, n. war. bellum īnferre, with dat. make war upon
bene, adv. [for bone, from bonus], compared melius, optimē, well
benignē, adv. [benignus, kind], compared benignius, benignissimē, kindly
benignus, -a, -um, adj. good-natured, kind, often used with dat.
bīnī, -ae, -a, distributive numeral adj. two each, two at a time (§334)
bis, adv. twice
bonus, -a, -um, adj. compared melior, optimus, good, kind (§ 469.a)
bōs, bovis (gen. plur. boum or bovum, dat. and abl. plur. bōbus or būbus), m. and f. ox, cow
bracchium, bracchī, n. arm
brevis, -e, adj. short
Brundisium, -ī, n. Brundisium, a seaport in southern Italy. See map
bulla, -ae, f. bulla, a locket made of small concave plates of metal fastened by a spring (p.212)

casa

C

C. abbreviation for Gāius, Eng. Caius
cadō, -ere, ce'cidī, cāsūrus, fall
caedēs, -is, f. [caedō, cut], (a cutting down), slaughter, carnage (§465.a)
caelum, -ī, n. sky, heavens
Caesar, -aris, m. Cæsar, the famous general, statesman, and writer
calamitās, -ātis, f . loss, calamity, defeat, disaster
calcar, -āris, n. spur (§465.b)
Campānia, -ae, f. Campania, a district of central Italy. See map
Campānus, -a, -um, adj. of Campania
campus, -ī, m. plain, field, esp. the Campus Martius, along the Tiber just outside the walls of Rome
canis, -is, m. and f. dog
canō, -ere, ce'cinī, ——, sing
cantō, -āre, -āvī, -ātus [canō, sing], sing
Capēnus, -a, -um, adj. of Capena, esp. the Porta Cape'na, the gate at Rome leading to the Appian Way
capiō, -ere, cēpī, captus, take, seize, capture (§492)
Capitōlīnus, -a, -um, adj. belonging to the Capitol, Capitoline
Capitōlium, Capitō'lī, n. [caput, head], the Capitol, the hill at Rome on which stood the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus and the citadel
capsa, -ae, f. box for books
captīvus, -ī, m. [capiō, take], captive
Capua, -ae, f. Capua, a large city of Campania. See map
caput, -itis, n. head (§464.2.b)
carcer, -eris, m. prison, jail
carrus, -ī, m. cart, wagon
cārus, -a, -um, adj. dear, precious
casa, -ae, f. hut, cottage