Sero admodum, fateor, neque tamen nimis sero : Domini sumus nostri ipsorum fati. (nostri pron. poss. plur., ergo et ipsorum plur.)Quevenois wrote:I'd say: Domini sumus nostri ipsius fati. (not sure)
KingHarvest wrote:No, that is absolutely wrong, Bernard. Propri would be better than ipsius.
Neque tamen infitior etiam scribi posse nostri proprii fati.Häufig werden im Lateinischen die Genetive ipsius, ipsorum, ipsarum zu einem Possessivpronomen gesetzt... Im Deutschen gibt man diese Verbindung mit dem Adjektiv 'eigen' wieder...
Bernard wrote:Faber est suae quisque fortunae.
KingHarvest wrote:That's not right, for one thing fatum is in the wrong case, unless you're trying to be ridiculously poetic and that's a genitive plural.
KingHarvest wrote:Why would you need an accusative? I don't think you understand the grammar of the sentence.
-um is a possible replacement for -orum, but it is rare outside of poetry.
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