143 terms

Latin 102 Week 7: Catullus 77, 79-80, 82-83, 85-87, 91-93, 95-99

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abstergeō -ēre abstersī abstersum
wipe clean
acceptus -a -um
welcome, acceptable, pleasing
adsiduē
continually, constantly
aegrotus -a -um
diseased
ambrosia ambrosiae f.
the food of the gods, ambrosia
amīcus amīcī m.
friend
Antimachus -ī m.
Greek name, e.g., of Antimachus of Colophon, poet of 5/4 cent. B.C. famed for his prolixity
articulus articulī m.
joint; finger
asinus -ī m.
ass, donkey
āter atra atrum
black, dark-complexioned
attingō attingere attigī attāctus
touch; touch upon (in speaking), mention
bāsium bāsī(ī) n.
a kiss
Caesar Caesaris m.
Gaius Julius Caesar
Calvus -ī m.
cognomen of C. Licinius Calvus
candidus -a -um
bright; white; fair-skinned (implying beauty); gorgeous (of a woman)
cānus -a -um
white, whitened
carnifex -icis m.
executioner; scoundrel
carpatinus -a -um
made of hide
Catullus -ī m.
cognomen of Gaius Valerius Catullus
cavus -a -um
hollow; deep
certō or certē
certainly, surely
cessō cessāre cessāvī cessātus
hold back, desist
Cinna -ae m.
a family name, e.g., C. Helvius Cinna, Catullus' friend
clāmō clāmāre clāmāvī clāmātus
shout, cry out
commēiō -mēīre -minxī -mictum
defile with urine; soil, pollute
cōnfiteor cōnfitērī cōnfessus sum
admit
cōnstāns cōnstantis
steady, resolute, steadfast
crepida -ae f.
a thick-soled sandal of a Greek type
crux crucis f.
a cross; a stake for impalement
cūlus cūlī m.
anus
cunnus -ī m.
vulva, the female pudenda (cf. Eng. ****)
dēmō dēmere dēmpsī dēmptus
remove, take away
dēns dentis m.
tooth
diffindō -ere -fidī -fissus
split
dīluō dīluere dīluī dīlūtus
dissolve away; moisten, wash, bathe
edō ēsse ēdī ēsus
eat/consume/devour
elleborum elleborī n.
hellebore, any of a number of acrid and poisonous plants used medicinally, esp. as a cure for insanity
ēmulgeō -mulgēre -muslī -mulsum
milk; draw off
excruciō excruciāre excruciāvī excruciātus
torture, torment
fatuus -a -um
feeble minded, silly, foolish, asinine
fīdus -a -um
faithful, loyal, devoted
fleō flēre flēvī flētus
weep, cry; weep for, mourn
flētus fletūs m.
weeping; tears
futuō -uere -uī -ūtum
have sex with, ****; copulate
ganniō gannīre
snarl; speak in a hostile manner
Gellius -a -um
Roman nomen gentile, identified with L. Gellius Poplicola
germānus -a -um
sister
gingīva gingīvae f.
the gums
gutta guttae f.
a drop; teardrop
heu
interj., alas
hībernus -a -um
of winter
hīscō -ere
begin to open; open the mouth to speak
Hortensius -a um
Roman nomen gentile, e.g., of Q. Hortensius Hortalus
ideō
for the reason (that)
īlia -ium n. pl.
groin, genitals
immātūrus -a -um
unripe, immature; premature, untimely
immundus -a -um
unclean
impūnē
without punishment, with impunity
inhibeō -ēre -uī -itus
restrain
intereā
in the meantime; with adversative force, in these circumstances
īrātus -a -um
angry, furious, wrathful
Iuventius -iī m.
Juventius, a Roman nomen gentile
labellum labellī n.
lip (dim. of labrum)
labrum -ī n.
lip
laxus -a -um
spacious; loose
Lesbia -ae f.
poetic name given the woman loved by Catullus
Lesbius -a -um
nomen gentile, probably satrical and fictious, in poem 79
lingō lingere linxī linctum
lick
lūdō lūdere lūsī lūsus
play
lupa lupae f.
she-wolf; prostitute
mālus -ī m.
apple
medius -a -um
middle; the middle of
meiō meiere mixī mictus
urinate, make water; ejaculate
mellītus -a -um
honey-sweet
messis -is f.
harvest
mīca -ae f.
particle, grain
misellus -a -um
poor little; wretchedly in love (dim. of miser)
mūla -ae f.
a she mule
mūlus mūlī m.
mule; metaph., a stupid person
mundus -a -um
comp. mundior: clean
mūtus -a -um
inarticulate, mute, dumb, silent
nēquīquam
to no purpose, in vain
nescioquis -qua -quid (also written as two words)
indef. pron. or adj., someone, something (N. B.: The personal ending of nescio scans as a short syllable.)
nihilum/nīlum nihilī/nīlī n.
nothing; abl. w/ adv. Force, an emphatic form of non: not at all
nix nivis f.
snow
obloquor obloquī oblocūtus
interrupt
octō; octāvus -a -um
indecl. adj., eight
olfaciō -acere -ēcī -actum
smell
olim
formerly, once, once upon a time
Padua -ae f.
one of the mouths of the Padus (Po) River
perūrō -ūrere -ussī -ustum
burn up
pervolvō -volvere
go on unwinding (a book scroll)
pistrīnum -ī n.
mill
ploxenum -ī n.
the body of a carriage
posthāc
hereafter
probrum -ī n.
disgrace, scandal
prōpōnō prōpōnere prōposuī prōpositus
expose to view, set forth, offer, propound, propose
pūtidus -a -um
rotten; foul, stinking
quantum
rel. as much as
quid nī or quidnī
why not? (rhetorical)
quīngentī -ae -a; quīngentēsimus -a -um
five hundred
Quintia -ae f.
a Roman name
Quintilius -iī m.
Roman nomen gentile
renovō renovāre renovāvī renovātus
renew, restore
rictus -ūs m.
an open mouth
roseus -a -um
rosy, red
rumpō rumpere rūpī ruptus
break, rupture, split, burst
sāl salis m.
salt; fig., of a quality that gives character and flavor, wit; by metonymy, the sea
salīva salīvae f.
saliva, spit
sānus -a -um
healthy; sane; sober
Satrachus -ī m.
river in Cyprus, connected with the legend of Smyrna's son Adonis
sāvium -ī n.
kiss; the lips formed for kissing
scomber -brī m.
mackerel
serum -ī n.
whey; any fluid similar in appearance, e.g., semen
sesquipedālis -e
one and a half feet long
seu
or if; whether ... or (see sive)
sīcinē
sic + interrog. -ne: is this the way?
sodālis sodālis m.
crony, buddy, comrade
spurcus -a -um
filthy, foul, disgusting
suāviolum -ī n.
dim. of suavium, kiss; the lips formed for kissing
subrēpō -rēpere -rēpsī -rēptum
creep up to, steal upon
suffīgō -fīgere -fīxī -fīxum
to fasten beneath or below , to fasten or fix on , to affix
surripiō surripere surripuī surreptum
steal
suscitō suscitāre suscitāvī suscitātus
rouse, dislodge
susurrō susurrāre susurrāvī susurrātus
whisper
tantillum -ī n.
so little, so small a quantity
tantum
pron. such a quantity, so much; acc. as to such a degree; only; tantum ... quantum: as much .. as
tentus -a -um
taut; engorged, erect
totidem
indecl. adj., the same number, as many
tumidus -a -um
swollen, bulging
tunica tunicae f.
tunic, a standard garment worn by both sexes
turpis turpe
disgusting, repulsive, shameful, indecent
utrum
whether ... or
venus veneris f.
Venus or Aphrodite, goddess of love and charm
venustās venustātis f.
charm, grace, delightfulness
venustus -a -um
lovely, attractive, charming; graceful, pretty, neat
verbōsus -a -um
full of words, long-winded, talkative
vērē
truly, really, actually, rightly
Victius -iī m.
Roman nomen gentile
victor victōris m.
winner, victor
Volusius -ia -ium
Romen nomen gentile
vorō vorāre vorāvī vorātus
devour, eat up
Zmyrna -ae f.
Smyrna, city in Asia Minor (mod. Izmir); title of historical poem by C Helvius Cinna
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