Archive for May, 2009

Second Declension Nouns Ending in -ius Posted by on May 6, 2009

There are some second declension nouns that end in -ius. (fīlius) son and (socius) ally are nouns that fall in this category. I threw in the vocative and locative for good measure. This is the singular ending for the Latin word for sword N : gladius G : gladi D : gladio Ac : gladium…

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Second Declension Nouns Plural Posted by on May 4, 2009

Nouns like amicus (friend) fall into the second declension noun category. There are also nouns that end in icus that have to do with professions: medicinus (doctor) and mathematicus (mathematician) are both examples. Now, the plural endings for second declension nouns N : ī G : ōrum D : īs Acc : ōs Ab…

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Second Declension Nouns Singular Posted by on May 2, 2009

Time for the second declension nouns in the singular form! Before I begin, I just want to point out that masculine nouns often belong under second declension nouns. Examples of second declendion nouns are: annus (year) and deus (god). Most second declension nouns are masculine except for a few feminine nouns like pinus (pine tree) and…

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