By SpeedPocok5, in 'Latin Beginners', Oct 11, 2019.
Iniustus est qui me tacere de re tanta postulet
Unfair is to request me to shut up of so many things
What does qui + subjunctive mean?
Yes, I get it, it's a subjunctive so it adquires a final sense
Probably more like a consecutive sense, i.e. an expression of characteristics.
iniustus is masculine for starters.
See if this makes it any clearer.
And did anyone notice that re tantā is singular?
Or that iniustus is masculine, for that matter?
Sorry, could have sworn it wasn't there earlier, but I probably just skimmed the thread.
(beginner) He is unfair who would ask me to be silent of such a thing. (?)
And I have seen this phrase before, I think. Wheelock?
That's right ... you could also translate de tanta re as 'so important an issue'.
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