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What is an indirect command in Latin?
Note: When the command is given through a third party, indirect commands are used. The form is “que + Present subjunctive”
Que venga Rosa. – Let Rose come.
Que vengan a las once – Have them come at eleven o’clock.
Note: Indirect commands are also used to convey a hope or a wish.
Que le ganes la pelea – (I want) You (to) win the fight.
Que tenga un feliz cumpleaños – May you have a happy birthday
– The following examples include pronouns and negative commands.
Que no venga Rosa. – Do not let Rose come.
Que no vengan a las once – Do not have them come at eleven o’clock.