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Key to Worksheet for Reading Latin 1D
John Porter, University of Saskatchewan


  1. Whom do we consider very good?
    quem optimum habemus? [interrogative pronoun]

  2. What old man do we consider very good?
    quem senem optimum habemus? [interrogative adjective]

  3. Whose sister is Euclio marrying?
    cuius sororem Euclio domum ducit? [interrogative pronoun]

  4. To what wives are you (pl.) giving the money?
    quibus uxoribus pecuniam datis? [interrogative adjective: you could use the syncopated form quis instead]

  5. To whom are you (pl.) giving the money?
    cui pecuniam datis? [interrogative pronoun]

  6. What are you (pl.) saying?
    quid dicitis? [interrogative pronoun]

  7. What danger do the rich men see?
    quod periculum divites vident? [interrogative adjective]

  8. In what house does the poor man live?
    in quibus aedibus pauper habitat? [interrogative adjective: you could use the syncopated form quis instead]

  9. Many boys do not have enough money.
    multi pueri non satis pecuniae habent.

  10. What ointments is he carrying home?
    quae unguenta domum portat? [interrogative adjective]

  11. What old man does not have many worries at home?
    qui senex multas curas domi non habet? [interrogative adjective]

  12. Who does not love Euclio?
    quis Euclionem non amat? [interrogative pronoun]

  13. As you have too much gold, so I have too much treasure.
    ut tu nimis auri, ita ego nimis thesauri habeo. [or: ut tu nimis auri habes, ita ego nimis thesauri.]

  14. To whom are they praying?
    cui supplicant? [interrogative pronoun]

  15. To what god are they praying?
    cui deo supplicant? [interrogative adjective]

  16. I care for the wretched thief, but I love Euclio's beautiful daughter.
    furem miserum curo, sed pulchram filiam Euclionis amo.

  17. The boy fears the man, and the man the boy.
    puer virum timet, vir puerum.

  18. Which knives do you (sg.) fear?
    quos cultros times? [interrogative adjective]

  19. Marry (sg.) the rich man's daughter!
    duc domum filiam divitis!

  20. They are going away from home and returning toward their master.
    domo abeunt et ad dominum redeunt.

  21. Do you (sg.) consider me rich?
    mene divitem habes?

  22. Hide (pl.) the fire and the water!
    ignem aquamque celate!

  23. Do beautiful wives love poor men?
    uxoresne pulchrae pauperes amant? [you could write viros pauperes to avoid any possible ambiguity]


Translate into idiomatic Latin.

  1. listen! (pl.)

  2. you (pl.) go out (of)

  3. we lead

  4. beautiful names (dat.)
    nominibus pulchris

  5. the evil brother (abl.)
    fratre malo

  6. speak! (sg.)

  7. they warn

  8. you (sg.) enter (into)

  9. beat! / flog! (pl.)

  10. no neighbors (gen.)
    nullorum vicinorum

  11. they hear

  12. the very good father (gen.)
    patris optimi

  13. we go

  14. you (pl.) lead

  15. the beautiful house (gen.)
    aedium pulchrarum

  16. the unhappy girl (dat.)
    puellae miserae

  17. O my father! (voc.)
    mi pater!

  18. you (sg.) hear

  19. your (sg.) sisters (gen.)
    sororum tuarum

  20. they say

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