Posted by Laura W on June 28, 1998 at 03:13:48:
In response to Latin, written by Sheila Penney on June 19, 1998 at 06:04:18
"Neminem alium", however, IS in the accusative and is the object of this part of the sentence. So my guess would be "neither HE nor SHE should kiss ANYONE ELSE (singular accusative)."
] ] "Accipiat Sponsus pacem a Sacerdote, et ferat Sponsae, osculans eam, et neminem alium, nec ipse nec ipsa."Great explanation! Thanks!! I knew I was missing something, you know how it is!
For the record, it's ipsa which could be ablative. Ablative case for the masculine form is ipso, but for the feminine is ipsa. Ipse is only masculine nominative singular-- that's what should have clued me in. Accusative would be ipsum and ipsam. (Duh!)
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