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ubi fuisti, Publi?

English translation: where have you been, publius?

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18:45 Aug 23, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: ubi fuisti, Publi?
used a question to a person
chris
English translation:where have you been, publius?
Explanation:
i'm pretty sure "publi" is a vocative.
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silk
Local time: 20:01
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Summary of answers provided
na +2where have you been, publius?silk
na +1Where have you been / Where were you, Publius?
flaviofbg
nawhere have you been, Publi?
Angela Dunskus-Gulick


  

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1 hr
where have you been, Publi?


Explanation:
Looks like Publi is a name.

HTH,

Angela


    Too much Latin in school ;-)
Angela Dunskus-Gulick
United States
Local time: 12:01
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 4
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
where have you been, publius?


Explanation:
i'm pretty sure "publi" is a vocative.


    old latin grammar from my long gone schooldays
silk
Local time: 20:01
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agree  giogi
2 hrs

agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY
2 days 20 hrs
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Where have you been / Where were you, Publius?


Explanation:
Dear Chris,

Ubi: Where
fuisti: you were / you have been
Publi: Vocative for "Publius"

Publius is a proper name of person. Publi is the vocative: this means that the speaker is addressing Publius while speaking. Vocative for "Flavius" would be "Flavi" :)

Best wishes, Flavio


    Disctintion in Latin
flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 20:01
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 155

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agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY
2 days 17 hrs
  -> Thanks Richard
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