Note: Because ablatives have so many subdivisions, I will devote this page to only them.
This in no way means that I like ablatives, it just means they're important.
When a participle in the ablative case agrees with a noun in the ablative case in a separate
division of a sentance. (e.g. "Coquo Vocato" -> 'With the cook having been...")
Note: the translation of ablatives absolute is rather iffy. Usually you can use
whatever word fits (e.g. because, although, when, with, if, after, etc.)
Ablative of Time When: "Illo ipso tempore" -> At that very moment
Ablative of Time Within Which: "Brevi Tempore" -> In a short time
Ablative of Instrument or Means (w/ Active): "Complexu" -> In an embrace
Ablative of Manner: "Magno (cum) fragore" -> With a great crash
Ablative of Cause: "Tua culpa" -> Because of your fault
Ablative of Price: "Decem denariis" -> For ten denariis
Ablative of Personal Agent (Passive): "A servis" -> by slaves
(abl. of personal agent:) only used when talking of people or animals
(abl. of personal agent:) a, ab + Abl. = Ablative of agent ("by")