Hildegard of Bingen

On Rivers

Latin Grammar: Participles

Pisces vero eiusdem [fluminis] noviter capti ad comedendum sani; sed inveterati cito putrecunt, quia eadem asperitate contriti sunt.

Participles are verbal adjectives, and as such must modify a noun in the sentence.  Match the following perfect passive participles,  one of which is from the passage above, with the nouns they modify, noting carefully the case, number, gender and meaning which is  most logical in this context.

1. capti

a. granum

2. sana

b. pisces

3. lavatae

c. Plinius

4. latum

d. facies

5. scriptus

e. verba

6. scripta

f. aqua

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