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fata tibi cernes urbem et promissa Lavini_UU/_ _/_ _/_ _/_UU/_ _1.If two words are on the same line and the first ends with an “m” and the second begins with a vowel, the last and first syllables form a single consonant. 2.This division occurs because “fa” has an open vowel, a signal that the syllable is complete. “Fat” does not have this open vowel.At puer Ascanius cui nunc cognomen Iulo_UU/_UU/_ _/_ _/_ _/_ _3.“Men” is long because there are two consonants in between the “e” in “men” and the “u” in “Iu.”4.“Cui” is one syllable and not two because “ui” is a dipthong, meaning that the two vowels come together to create one sound.tristior et lacrimis oculos suffusa nitentis_UU/_UU/_UU/_ _/_UU/_ _

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