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THE NINE IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES

II.

1. The sturdy farmers of Italy labor in the fields with great diligence.
2. Sextus, the lieutenant, and (his) son Mark are fighting with the Germans.
3. The Roman legionaries are armed with long spears.
4. Where is Lesbia, your maid, Sextus? Lesbia is with my friends in Galba's cottage.
5. Many are sick because of bad water and for lack of food.
6. The Germans, with (their) sons and daughters, are hastening with horses and wagons.

LESSON XVI

THE NINE IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES

108. There are nine irregular adjectives of the first and second declensions which have a peculiar termination in the genitive and dative singular of all genders:

Masc. Fem. Neut.
Gen. -īus -īus -īus
Dat.
Otherwise they are declined like bonus, -a, -um. Learn the list

and the meaning of each :

alius, alia, aliud, other^ another {pi several) alter, altera, alterum, the one^ the other (of two) iinus, -a, -um, one^ alone j (in the plural) only uUus, -a, -um, any nuUus, -a, -um, none., no solus, -a, -um, alone lotus, -a, -um, all., whole, entire uter, utra, utrum, which? {pi two) neuter, neutra, neutrum, neither {pi two)

109 PARADIGMS

Singular MASC. FEM. NEUT. masc. FEM. NEUT. Nom. nullus nulla nullum alius alia aliud Gen. nulli'us nulli'us nulli'us ali'us alfus airus Dat. null! nulli nulli alii alii alii Ace. nullum nOllam nullum alium aliam aliud AK nulls nulla nulls aliS m m

The Plural is Regular