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Vocabulary  Stages 1-12

  

Vocabulary Stage 1

 

atrium

reception hall

atrium [Susan found her mother sitting in the atrium]

canis

dog

canine [What breed of canine is that?], cave canem

coquus

cook

cook [The cook prepared a lavish feast.]

cubiculum

bedroom

cubicle [Tom sat daily in a six-by-six foot cubicle.]

culina

kitchen

culinary [The school specializes in the culinary arts.]

est

is

essential [Food and water are essential to human life.]

filius

son

affiliate [The television station is an affiliate of CBS.]

hortus

garden

horticulture [The students majored in horticulture.]

in

in

in vino veritas [There is truth in wine.]

laborat

works

laborious [The housekeeper’s duties were laborious.]

mater

mother

maternal, maternity, matrilineal, madre (Spanish)

pater

father

paternal, paternity, patrilineal, padre (Spanish)

sedet

sits

sedentary [The couch potato lives a sedentary life.]

servus

slave

servant [The king’s servants hated him.]

tablinum

study

tablet [The master studied wax tablets in the tablinum]

triclinium

dining room

The triclinium means “three couches” around the table.

via

street, road

via, Via bus [The girl rode to the Alamo via a Via bus.]

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 2

 

amicus

friend (male)

amicable [The scoundrel’s behavior was not amicable.]

ancilla

slave (female)

ancillary [The text comes with an ancillary workbook.]

cena

dinner

cenacle [A cenacle is a ritual dining room]

cibus

food

ciborium [The pope celebrated mass under a ciborium.]

dominus

master

dominant [The dominant opinion prevailed.]

dormit

sleeps

dormitory [She felt too old to sleep in a dormitory.]

gustat

tastes

gustatory [The meal was a gustatory delight]

intrat

enters

entrance [The duke made a showy entrance.]

laetus

happy

Letitia (name)

laudat

praises

laudatory [The boss delivered a laudatory speech.]

mensa

table

mensal, Mensa (constellation)

mercator

merchant

merchant, Mercury, mercantile

quoque

also

literally means “and with this”

salutat

greets

salutation [Greetings and salutations to all!]

toga

toga

togaed [Togaed ranks of senators awaited the emperor.]

tunica

tunic

tunic [Mrs. Obama wore an elegant tunic dress.]

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 3

 

ad

to, at, near

additive, addition

bibit

drinks

imbibe, bibber

circumspectat

looks around

circumspection, circumspect

clamat

shouts

exclamation, exclaim, exclamatory

ecce!

see! look!

ecce homo!

et

and

et cetera [literally, “and other things”]

exit

goes out

exit

exspectat

waits for

exspectation, expectant, expect

forum

forum, center

forum

ianua

door

January [doorway of the year], Janus (god of entries)

iratus

angry

irate, ire, irritate

leo

lion

leonine, Leo

magnus

big, large, great

magnify, magniloquent, Magna Vox

navis

ship

navy, navigate, navigable

non

not

persona non grata

portat

carries

portable, import, export, transport, report, deport

respondet

replies

response, responsive, unresponsive

ridet

laughs, smiles

ridiculous, ridicule, deride, derision, derisive

salve!

hello! health!

salve, salvation, salute, salud (Sp.)

surgit

gets up, rises

surge, resurgent, resurrection

taberna

store, shop, inn

tavern

videt

sees

video, visual

villa

house

village, villa, villa (Sp.)

vinum

wine

vine, vineyard, vinegar

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 4

 

agit, negotium agit

does

does business

agitator, agitate

anulus

ring

annulus

cera

wax

sincere

coquit

cooks

cur

why?

e,ex

out of, from

external, exspect, external

ego

I

egotistical, egoist, ego

eheu

alas!, oh dear!

habet

has

inquit

says

iudex

iudge

judicial, adjudicate

mendax

liar

mendacious, mendoso (Sp.)

pecunia

money

pecuniary

perterritus

terrified

poeta

poet

poet, poetic

quaerit

searches for, seeks

inquire, inquiry, inquisitive, inquisition

quis

who?

reddit

gives back

satis

enough

satisfy

sed

but

signum

sign, seal, signal

significant, sign, ensign

tu

you (one person)

Et tu, Brute, Tu quoque mi fili

vendit

sells

vendor, vending

vocat

calls

vocal, vocation, convocation, invocation, provocation

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 5

 

adest,

adsunt

is present,

are present

agricola

farmer

agriculture

ambulat

walks

ambulance, andar (Sp.)

audit

hears

audition, audit, audible

clamor

shout

clamor, clamorous

contendit

hurries

contender, contention

currit

runs

current, currency, cursor, recurrent

euge!

hurray!

fabula,

fabula agit

play, story

fable, fabulous, fabuloso (Spanish), hablar (Spanish)

femina

woman

feminine

hodie

today

Literally means “on this day”

iuvenis

young man

juvenile

meus

my

mea culpa, culpable

multus,

multi

much,

many

multitude, multiple, multiplex

optimus

best

optimum, optimistic, optimism

petit

seeks

petition, repeat, compete, competitive

plaudit

applauds

applause

puella

girl

senex

old man

senile, senate

spectat

watches

spectator, expect, respect, spectacle, spectacles

stat

stands

stationary, static, stat, statistics

turba

crowd

turbine, turbulent

ubi?

where?

(semper ubi sub ubi)

urbs

city

urban, suburban, urbane

venit

comes

adventure, advent

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 6

 

abest,

absunt

is absent,

are absent

absent, absence

avarus

greedy

avarice, avaritious

bonus

good

bonafide, bonus, bonbon

emit

buys

caveat emptor

erat

was

ferociter

fiercely

ferocity, ferocious

festinat

hurries

festinate (to hurry)

fortis

strong, brave

fortify, fortitude, fort

fur

thief

furtive, furuncle (knob on a vine that steals sap)

infans

infant

infantile

intente

intently

intention

libertus

freedman

olim

once

parvus

small

per

through

per se, perseverance, percent

postquam

after, when

pulsat

hits, punches

pulsate, pulse

quod

because

res

thing

real, reality

scribit

writes

scribble, script, scripture, describe

subito

suddenly

superat

overcomes

tum

then

tuus

your (1 person)

vituperate

tell off

vituperate

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 7

 

cenat: cenavit

dines

centurio

centurion

commander of 100 men (compare cent)

conspicit:

conspexit

catches sight of

conspicuous

cum

with

facit: fecit

makes, does

factory

heri

yesterday

ingens

huge

intellegit:

intellexit

understands

intellectual

lacrimat:

lacrimavit

cries, weeps

lacrimal

mortuus

dead

mortuary

narrat:

narravit

tells, relates

narrative

necat: necavit

kills

nihil

nothing

nihilism, ex nihilo

omnis

all

omniscient

parat: paravit

prepares

repare, repair

pestis

pest, rascal

pest, pestilence

poculum

cup

procedit: processit

proceeds

procession

prope

near

propinquity

pulcher

beautiful, handsome

pulchritude

rogat: rogavit

asks

interrogate

tacite

quietly

tacit

tamen

however

terret: terruit

frightens

terror, terrorism

umbra

ghost, shadow

penumbra

valde

very much, very

validity, valid, validate

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 8

 

agitat: agitavit

chases, hunts

agitate

consumit:

consupsit

eats

consume, consumer

ducit: duxit

lead

duct, conduct, conductor

eum

him

facile

easily

facilitate

ferox

fierce

ferocious

gladius

sword

gladiator

habitat: habitavit

lives

habitable, habitat, inhabitant

hic

this

ignavus

lazy

incitat: incitavit

urges on

incite

nuntius

messenger

announce

pes

foot

pedestrian

porta

gate

postulat:

postulavit

demands

postulate, postulant

puer

boy

puerile

pugnat: pugnavit

fights

pugnacious

recumbit:

recumbuit

lies down

recumbent (compare: incumbent)

saepe

often

sanguis

blood

sanguine

silva

forest

silvan

spectaculum

show

spectacle

statim

immediately

stat

totus

whole

total

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 9

 

agnoscit: agnovit

recognizes

celebrat: celebravit

celebrates

celebration

celeriter

quickly

accelerate

civis

citizen

civilian, civil

cupit: cupivit

desires

Cupid

dat: dedit

gives

date, data

dies

dies natalis

day,

birthday

carpe diem

emittit: emisit

sends out

emit, emission

exercet: exercuit

exercises

exercise

fert: tulit

brings; carries

confer, refer, infer, defer

homo

person, man

homocide, homo sapiens, human, humane

hospes

guest

hospitality

ille

that

inspicit:

inspexit

looks at

inspection

iterum

again

reiterate

manet: mansit

remains

remain

medius

middle

medium, remedy, remedial

mox

soon

notus

famous

note, noted

offert: obtulit

offers

offer

ostendit: ostendit

shows

ostensible

paulisper

for a short time

post

after

postpone

revenit: revenit

comes back

revenant

suus

his, her, their own

suum cuique

tradit: tradidit

hands over

tradition

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 10

 

abit: abiit

goes away

accipit:accepit

accepts

accept

callidus

clever, smart

capit: cepit

takes

capture

contentus

satisfied

content

exclamat:

exclamavit

exclaims

exclaim

frater

brother

fraternity, fraternize

imperium

empire

imperial

inimicus

enemy

inimical

invenit: invenit

finds

invent

it: iit

goes

liber

free

liberty, liberate

nos

we

nuntiat: nuntiavit

announces

Annunciation, enunciate

pax

peace

pacify, pacific

portus

harbor

port

quam

than, how

semper

always

semper fidelis, siempre (Spanish)

sententia

idea, opinion

sentence

servat: servavit

saves, protects

preserve, preservation

solus

alone

solo, solitary

tacet: tacuit

is silent

tacit, taciturn

uxor

wife

uxorious, uxoricide

vehementer

vehemently

vehement

vos

you (more than 1)

vosotros (Spanish)

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 11

 

convenit: convenit

gathers

convent, convention

credit: credidit

believes

credit, incredible

de

down from; about

favet: favit

favors, supports

favorite

gens

family

invitat: invitavit

invites

invitation

legit: legit

reads

illegible

liberalis

generous

liberal

minime!

no!

minimum

murus

wall

mural

noster

our

pater noster

nunc

now

placet: placuit

it pleases

complacent

primus

first

prime, primary

promittit:

promisit

promises

promise

pugna

fight

pugnacious

rapit: rapuit

seizes, grabs

rape, rapture

secundus

second

secondary

senator

senator

sollicitus

worried

sollicit

stultus

foolish

stultify

tertius

third

tertiary

utilis

useful

utilitarian

vale!

goodbye

valedictorian

verberat:

verberavit

strikes, beats

reverberate

vir

man

virile

NOTES:

Vocabulary Stage 12

 

amittit

amisit

loses

cinis

ash

incinerate

complet:

complevit

fills

complete

custodit:

custodivit

guards

custody, custody

densus

thick

dense

epistula

letter

epistle, epistulary

flamma

flame

flammable, llama (Sp.)

fortiter

bravely

fort, fortification

Frustra

in vain

frustrate

fugit:

fugit

flees

fugitive

fundus

farm

iacet:

iacuit

lies

adjacent

iam

now

igitur

therefore

incidit: incidit

falls

incident

mirabilis

marvelous

admirable

mittit: misit

sends

mission, mass

mons

mountain

mount, transmontane

nubes

cloud

optime

very well

optimal

paene

almost

peninsula

sentit: sensit

feels

sensitive, sensation

tandem

at last

tandem

templum

temple

contemplation

terra

earth

terra firma, terrain, tierra (Spanish)

timet

fears

timid

unus

one

unified

duo

two

duality, duo, duet

tres

three

triple, triplet

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Updated August 18, 2009

Updated October 21, 2013



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