They say Caesar is tall.

By LenCabral, in 'English to Latin Translation', Jul 13, 2018 at 1:58 PM.

  1. LenCabral Member

    I'm wondering about case-marking in constructions like this. What case does the adjective take? Does it match tensed clauses?

    Is this following translation correct?

    ferunt Caesarem esse altum.
  2. Hemo Rusticus The Lizard King

    • Civis Illustris
    Correctamundo, my guy. Although your textbook is likely to give the 'standard' word order.

    Caesarem altum esse ferunt.

    Edit: Also procerus might be better for 'tall'.

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