Tag: latin accentuation rules

Don’t stress about stresses!

How do I know where to put the stress on a Latin word? This is a question I am frequently asked from my students, and it is worth an answer. Indeed, pronouncing Latin (and every other language) properly is something we should aim to, and – as far as I am concerned – something that gives a very good first impression to the people we are talking (or reading) to. Moreover, it is something that is not so problematic in Latin. Then, why not try? In my experience as a teacher, I have found that even beginner students tend to

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