Uses of Quōminus

Uses of Quōminus

 

Summary of Use

Quōminus is used with verbs of hindering and refusing, and initiates a subjunctive verb

Quōminus is literally equivalent to ut eō minus

Exempla

  • Poverty does not prevent us from speaking: nōn egestās impedit quōminus fēmur
  • Poverty does not prevent us from speaking: nōn egestās impedit ut eō minus fēmur
  • Nothing hinders us from being able to do that: nihil impedit quōminus id facere possīmus
  • Nothing hinders us from being able to do that: nihil impedit ut eō minus id facere possīmus

 

The Essential AG: 558 b

 

Famous Phrase: I honestly couldn’t find anything for a word this rare, but here’s the motto of my alma mater, the University of Chicago:

 

crescat scientia, vita excolātur (let learning grow, that life may be enriched)

 

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