What in the world is a regio capitis?--Ioshus (disp) 15:37, 14 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

Capital region. Comes from the latin word caput: "head", "capital city". Finnicus 10:40, 16 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

Regio capitis says region of the head, one thinks of the cerebrum or the cerebellum. You sure you don't mean regio capitalis?--Ioshus (disp) 13:17, 16 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

Is this a translation of a Finnish phrase? In english we do not have region of the capital as a phrase. We would say, like Latin, capital region...--Ioshus (disp) 13:24, 16 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply
Caput is, besides a head, also a capital, and latin uses a lot of the genetive. Regio capitis would be in english: Capital's region. Just like population is in latin numerus incolarum, meaning the amount of inhabitants. Finnicus 10:36, 18 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

a est b


Could you please just mind proper grammar?--Ioshus (disp) 17:02, 19 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

Vide hanc explanationem. I'm not trying to mess up your page, I really am trying to improve it. There is a tendency for users here to treat linking verbs the same as transitive ones, which often do come at the end of their clause. A B est is syntactically not incorrect, as obviously word order is vwery free in this language, but is much less frequent and proper, especially for encyclopaedic (ie non poetic) writing as is our norm here. Does this make sense at all?--Ioshus (disp) 17:11, 19 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

I'd like to prevent a misunderstanding: Nobody is the owner of an article here, we are all just contributors. Please do not take it personally if someone edits an article which has been heavily edited by you before. If you think an edit is not ok for several reasons, just discuss it. Users in this Vicipaedia do not want to upset other users. If we have different opinions, we discuss it and mostly we reach a consensus after some time. Maybe you have been persuaded by the link which Ioshus provided above. If not, just discuss it and - if you can - provide sources. This is what we like most ... unfortunately it is not always possible. ;-) --Rolandus 17:33, 19 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

Thanks, Rolande. He's right, Finnice, and I understand how you can be attached to an article. My second article here was a chess page, but there was already a chess page (I searched for one, but for chess there are many different spelling variants, so I didn't find it). So my first real experience was struggling with another author, Iustinus in fact, on how to merge two pages to which we were both attached. It's a struggle sometimes. Of course I want you to feel free to add content to whatever article you wish, I just want it to be with proper vocabulary, and proper grammar. In this case, sources both primary and secondary, have confirmed that esse should not come in a delayed period in its clause. I deffered to your point about numerus/spissitudo incolarum and I saw that you compromised on civium/incolarum. We need, as authors to be consistent here, as I said with grammar and vocabulary.--Ioshus (disp) 18:02, 19 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

language shortcuts


Lately we have been redirecting adverbial forms of language names to the language page...ie [[Anglice]] redirects to Lingua Anglica. I think this is the same for Finnice, if it saves you any keystrokes in future articles.--Ioshus (disp) 14:32, 21 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply

Okay, thanks. Finnicus 15:32, 21 Novembris 2006 (UTC)Reply