how are you? i know your great! your in latin class... your favorite class.
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02:03 Jan 16, 2004
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO] Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase:how are you? i know your great! your in latin class... your favorite class.
Is it a man or a woman you're referring to? It makes a grammatical difference in Latin. And "class" is problematical.
03:01 Jan 16, 2004
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quid agis? te excellentem esse scio! in classe Latina es, apud te gratiosa!
Explanation: This is assuming that 'great' in the second sentence means 'good (at Latin)'. To translate it literally (as 'magnum' or 'magnam') would imply that the person was 'great' in the sense of 'mighty, noble, famous'.
'Classis', which usually means 'fleet', was used by Quintilian and a few others in the sense of a 'class of students'.
'Apud te gratiosa' ('your favourite') may sound too colloquial to some, but it is nonetheless Ciceronian.