Translation of ablative absolute in Spanish:

ablative absolute

ablativo absoluto, n.


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    ablativo absoluto masculine
    • Express the phrase as an ablative absolute, leaving out words other than the supplied noun and verb.
    • The genitive absolute is a particular use of the participle, similar to the ablative absolute in Latin.
    • Of course, as the book progresses, you do encounter ablative absolutes and subjunctives and such.
    • Most ablative absolutes are best translated with clauses introduced by when, although, since, or if.
    • If you make the ablative absolute into its own clause, then you can think about the relationship between this clause and the main sentence.
    • It's about a lawyer circa 70BC, familiar to Latin students more for his ablative absolutes than his crowd-pulling charisma.
    • The commentaries are not at all what they seem to the student puzzling over the ablative absolutes and indirect discourse.