33. The following table shows a comparison between English and Latin declension forms, and should be thoroughly memorized:
|English Cases||Latin Cases|
|Declension of who?||Name of case and use||Declension of domina and translation||Name of case and use||Singular|
- When the nominative singular of a noun ends in -a, observe that
- a. The nominative plural ends in -ae.
- b. The genitive singular ends in -ae and the genitive plural in -ārum.
- c. The accusative singular ends in -am and the accusative plural in -ās.
- d. The genitive singular and the nominative plural have the same ending.
34. EXERCISE Pronounce the following words and give their general meaning. Then give the number and case, and the use of each form. Where the same form stands for more than one case, give all the possible cases and uses.
- 1. Silva, silvās, silvam.
- 2. Fugam, fugae, fuga.
- 3. Terrārum, terrae, terrās.
- 4. Aquās, causam, lūnās.
- 5. Filiae, fortūnae, lūnae.
- 6. Iniūriās, agricolārum, aquārum.
- 7. Iniūriārum, agricolae, puellās
- 8. Nautam, agricolās, nautās.
- 9. Agricolam, puellam, silvārum.