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Daimon Vocabulary3

Daimon Vocabulary (pp 16-19)

QuestionAnswer
vis, vis, f. force
percutio, percutere, percussi, percussus to strike (Think "percussion" instruments -- like drums!)
mons, montis, m. mountain, hill (Think "Mount" Everest, etc.!)
saxum, -i, n. rock, stone
statim (adv.) immediately (Like on TV doctor shows when the surgeon shouts, "Get me a scalpel, stat!"
scopulus, -i, m. cliff
gaudium, -i, nt. joy
dico, dicere, dixi, dictus to speak (Think words in English like "dictate," "dictation," etc.)
duco, ducere, duxi, ductus to lead (Like what a "duke" does)
patria, -ae, f. fatherland, native land (Where we get words like "patriot" and "patriotic")
humerus, -i, m. upper arm, shoulder (What your funny bone's real name is!)
clava, -ae, f. club (The kind you hit something with!)
pellis, -is, f. animal skin, hide
leo, leonis, m. lion (Like the name of the constellation and sign of the zodiac)
gero, gerere, gessi, gestus to wear; to carry, bear; to wage (war)
audax, audacis bold (Think "audacious" in English)
paratus, -a, -um prepared (The U.S. Coast Guard's motto is "Semper parati")
ambulo (1) to walk (A fancy word for a baby stroller is a "perambulator")
facile (adv.) easily
longinquus, -a, -um far away, distant
scutum, -i, nt. shield
calidus, -a, -um warm
quoniam (adv.) since
secundus, -a, -um favorable; second
cupio, cupere, cupivi, cupitus to desire
respondeo, respondere, respondi, responsus to respond, reply, answer
pervenio, pervenire, perveni, perventus to arrive (at)
litus, litoris, nt. shore
spelunca, -ae, f. deep cave (The hobby of exploring caves is called "spelunking.")
mecum with me (= cum me)
fornax, fornacis, f. oven, kiln, furnace; forge
instrumentum, -i, nt. tool
claudus, -a, -um lame, crippled (Like the god Hephaestus/Vulcan)
negotium, -i, nt. endeavor; business (Where we get our word "negotiation")
periculosus, -a, -um dangerous
arma, armorum (nt. pl.) arms, weapons
idoneus, -a, -um suitable, fitting
caverna, -ae, f. cavern, cave
invenio, invenire, inveni, inventus to find, come upon (Where we get our word "to invent")
apud (+ acc.) (prep.) among; at the home of
miro modo in a marvelous way
apertus, -a, -um open (Like a camera's "aperture")
galea, -ae, f. helmet
lorica, -ae, f. breastplate (The Romans wore overlapping bands of iron and called it a "lorica segmentata.")
frustra (adv.) in vain
interficio, interficere, interfeci, interfectus to kill
iacio, iacere, ieci, iactus to throw
gravis, -e serious, grave
manus, -us, f. hand (As in "manual" labor)
averto, avertere, averti, aversus to turn away/aside, avert
repello, repellere, repulsi, repulsus to thrust away, repel
interim (adv.) in the meantime, meanwhile
noster, nostra, nostrum our (As in Notre Dame = "Our Lady")
vester, vestra, vestrum your (pl.)
remigo (1) to row
quisquis, quidquid anyone, anything
nobiscum with us (= cum nobis)
maneo, manere, mansi, mansus to stay, remain
licet (+ infin.) (impersonal verb) it is permitted to ___
capio, capere, cepi, captus to capture, seize, take by force
altus, -a, -um high, tall; deep
remus, -i, m. oar
vinculum, -i, nt. chain
subduco, subducere, subduxi, subductus to beach a ship
prope (+ acc.) (prep.) near
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