Elements of Latin Lesson 38
Present, Imperfect, and Future Indicative Passive of CAPIŌ

Deō, amīcīs, patriae — For God, for friends, for country

281. The present indicative passive of capiō (cf. 242) is inflected like regor, except the two forms capior and capiuntur, which are like audior and audiuntur. The past and future throughout are inflected like audiēbar and audiar.

Present Passive
Imperfect Passive
Future Passive
capior capiēbar capiar
caperis / capere capiēbāris / capiēbāre capiēris / capiēre
capitur capiēbātur capiētur
capimur capiēbāmur capiēmur
capiminī capiēbāminī capiēminī
capiuntur capiēbantur capientur


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282. Like capiō, inflect rapiō, seize, in the present, imperfect, and future, active and passive.


DĒ LŪDŌ1 RŌMĀNŌ

283. Spectāte, amīcī meī, pictūram2 lūdī Rōmānī. Vidētisne discipulōs3? Sunt ūnus,4 duo, trēs, quattuor, quīnque, sex, discipulī. Duo puerī stant5 et quattuor sedent. Quid puerī faciunt? Labōrant magnā dīligentiā. Duo tenent tabellās.6 Trēs tenent librōs. Librī Rōmānōrum erant volūmina.7 In subselliō8 sunt duo librī et trēs tabellae6 et ātrāmentum.9 Spectāte magistrum.10 Quid facit? Magister discipulīs fābulam nārrat. Magister multās et grātās fābulās in memoriā habet. Cum puerī sunt tardī, tum poenam dant. Sed bonīs puerīs praemia pulchra ā magistrō dantur. Amātisne praemia? Certē.

1 Latin has two words for school, lūdus, an elementary school, and schola, an advanced school or college for adults. 2 picture 3 students 4 one. The next five numerals follow. Learn to count six in Latin. 5 stand 6 writing tablets. These were thin boards smeared with wax (cf. picture, p. 7). The writing was done with a stylus, a pointed instrument, like a pencil, made of bone or metal. 7 rolls 8 bench 9 ink 10 teacher


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