Latin Question Words - dummies

By Clifford A. Hull, Steven R. Perkins, Tracy Barr

Part of Latin For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Being able to ask questions is an important part of learning any language. Latin question words are listed in the following table. Use them and you can sound both knowledgeable (not many people can speak Latin) and puzzled (because they are questions after all).

Word Meaning
cur? (kur) why?
ubi? (u-bee) where?, when?
quis? (kwihs) who?
quid? (kwihd) what?
quantus? (kwuhn-tus) how great?
quot? (kwot) how many?
qualis? (kwuh-lihs) what kind of? agent, accompaniment, absolute