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Postby Scour on Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:34 pm

Hello!

1 Forum

2 or more "Forum" = ?

My translator says the word is "fora". But never heard of this word

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Postby dolphinius_rex on Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:50 pm

Going by the latin from which the word is derived, the plural should be Fora I believe.... in practice, english is a stupid language, and if there was ANY demand for the word, it'd quickly become proper to say Forums :roll:
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Postby Scour on Wed Dec 21, 2005 2:17 pm

dolphinius_rex wrote:Going by the latin from which the word is derived, the plural should be Fora I believe.... in practice, english is a stupid language, and if there was ANY demand for the word, it'd quickly become proper to say Forums :roll:


Thank you, dolphinius_rex :)

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Postby Bhairav on Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:08 am

Fora it is.
Even the plural of "Medium" is "Media"..
Stupid Greeks and their Latin..
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Postby Alejandra on Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:20 am

It's like the plural of curriculum, curricula.

Well in spanish is quite simple for forum, singular Foro, Plural Foros :)
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Postby dodecahedron on Thu Dec 22, 2005 2:30 pm

Bhairav wrote:Stupid Greeks and their Latin..

LOL
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Postby Scour on Thu Dec 22, 2005 6:59 pm

Bhairav wrote:Fora it is.
Even the plural of "Medium" is "Media"..
Stupid Greeks and their Latin..
:P


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The greeks use latin? I thought the italian do it
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Postby Bhairav on Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:13 am

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latin

Latin alphabet was derived from the Greek alphabet..
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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Dec 23, 2005 3:02 am

but still "Stupid Greeks and their Latin.."
maybe should've said "Stupid Romans and their Latin.."
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Postby Bhairav on Fri Dec 23, 2005 7:20 am

dodecahedron wrote:but still "Stupid Greeks and their Latin.."
maybe should've said "Stupid Romans and their Latin.."


Semantics.. :P

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Postby dodecahedron on Sun Dec 25, 2005 2:06 am

what does that mean?
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Postby Bhairav on Sun Dec 25, 2005 7:25 am

Between us, much in little!
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