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17:46 Nov 25, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: free
as in "i am free"...id just like to have "free" on its own...i dont know if theres just a root i can use or if theres only tenses or what

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4 +1liberRita Cavaiani



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free = liber for a man
libera for a woman

Rita Cavaiani
Local time: 23:20
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 9

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agree  flaviofbg: Exactly :)
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Like in:
Liberum arbitrium--ie free judgment

"free : liber libera liberum, gratis (ind)
free to go : liberum est mihi abire
free from : liber a re, vacuus a re, expers rei (=gn); careo Ere +ab, vaco are +ab,
I free from : libero +abl or ex or ab ...
freely : libere, (sua) sponte, mea voluntate, ultro, libenter; consulto, de industria (on purpose); ex instituto (by convention) ..."

"cf. liber, libera, liberum=free;"

    Reference: http://wredmond.home.texas.net/flittera.html
    Reference: http://www.carthage.edu/outis/vocab3.html

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  flaviofbg: Yes for Liber (m) and Libera (f), depends on the gender of the asker. S/He definitely is not NEUTER, isn't s/he? :)
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