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Question 1: the loss of syllable-final nasals ("mensa non mesa") or their inappropriate insertion as a form of ________ ("formosus non formunsus").
HypercorrectionSwedish languageGerman languageEnglish language

Question 2: The scansion in Latin ________ suggests that the letter -m may have been pronounced very softly in classical Latin, being either voiceless or merely a silent letter that marked the nasalisation of the vowel which preceded it.
NovelLyric poetryLiteraturePoetry

Question 3: Classical Latin had a number of different suffixes that made adverbs from ________: carus, "dear", formed care, "dearly"; acriter, "fiercely", from acer; crebro, "often", from creber.
GerundPreposition and postpositionAdjectiveNoun

Question 4:

Question 5: One profound change that affected Vulgar Latin was the reorganisation of its ________ system.
Close front unrounded vowelInternational Phonetic AlphabetVowelClose back rounded vowel

Question 6: On the other hand, even in the ________, no demonstrative appears even in places where one would clearly be called for in all the later languages (pro christian poblo — "for the Christian people").
Lothair IOaths of StrasbourgCharlemagneLouis the Pious

Question 7:
Vulgar Latin, Latin and Greek and Latin roots in English are all:
All accuracy disputes Latin language Roman Empire Ancient Rome

Question 8: Solecisms, especially in ________ texts.
Medieval LatinClassical LatinVulgar LatinLate Latin

Question 9:
Vulgar Latin, Rani Lakshmibai and Revelstoke, British Columbia are all:
Ancient Rome Roman Empire Latin language All pages needing cleanup

Question 10: The educated population mainly responsible for ________ might also have spoken Vulgar Latin in certain contexts depending on their background.
Classical LatinLatin literatureOld LatinLate Latin
















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