Quid sum? (What am I?) Latin writing game

Pacifica

grammaticissima
Staff member
Me vitro simile sed pretiosius antiqui (mirum) credebant e glacie compressa fieri. Quid sum?
 

Bitmap

Civis Illustris
I have super-no idea.

Are like beryl or something?
 

Pacifica

grammaticissima
Staff member
Not sure what hint I can give... Nomen meum e Graeco sumptum est.
 

Bitmap

Civis Illustris
So you're similar to glass in that you are transparent and the ancients thought you were made from compressed ice?
 

Pacifica

grammaticissima
Staff member
No. (I wonder how you arrived at that idea.)

Nonnumquam ex me vasa et pocula fiunt.
 

Pacifica

grammaticissima
Staff member
Crystal in English, and I had the more common neuter form crystallum in mind (see the gender of the adjectives I used) but yes.
 
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