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Glossary of Henle Latin I

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Genitive singular of 1st declension nouns
-ae
Gender of 1st declension nouns
1st declension nouns are feminine unless they name a male, like nauta
Subject case
nominative
Subject/verb agreement
The verb agrees with its subject in person and number
Direct object case
accusative
Position of verb
The verb usually stands last in the sentence
Position of adverb
The adverb usually stands immediately before the word it modifies.
Case for possessives and "of" phrases
genitive
Genitive singular of 2nd declension nouns
i
Gender of 2nd declension nouns
us-masculine
um-neuter
Unique characteristic of all neuter nouns and adjectives
nominative and accusative are same, both in singular and plural
Indirect object case, or the "to/for" case
dative
Two ways to indicate indirect objects in English
(1) "to" and (2) word order: Christ gave God glory
Christ gave glory to God
Prepositions take either of what two cases
ablative or accusative
Give the case for each preposition: propter, post, cum, in
accusative,accusative,
ablative, ablative

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