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Norn. Gftt. Sing, h Vat, Ace. Abl. 'Norn. Gen. Plur. . Dai. Ace. Abi. COMPARISON BETWEEN SUUS AND IS 49 ia, he; ea, she; id, // eius, of him or his ; eius, of her ^ her^ or /f^rrj/ eius, 0/ it ( 'I //; ci, to ox for him ; ei, /<? ox for her ; el, /<? ox for it eum, ///wy earn, ^<rr/ id, // efl, withy from ^ etc., ^/wy e&, wit h^ from ^ etc., ^^ry eC, w////, from^ etc., // el or ii, eae, ea, they edrum, earum, eSnim, of them, their eis or iis, eis or lis, eis or lis, to ox for them e5s, eas, ea, them eis or iis, eis or iis, eis or iis, with^ from^ etc., them . Comparison between suus and is. We learned above (§ 98. c) that 8UU8 is a reflexive possessive. When his, her (poss.), its, their, do not refer to the subject of the sentence, we express his, her, its by eius, the genitive singular of is, ea, id ; and their by the genitive plural, using eOnim to refer to a masculine or neuter antecedent noun and e&rum to refer to a feminine one. EXAMPLES Galba calls his (own) son, Galba suum filium vocal Galba calls his son (not his own, but another's), Galba eius filium vocat fulia calls her (own) children, lulia suds liberos vocat fulia calls her children (not her own, but another's), lulia eius llberds vocat The men praise their (own) boys, viri su6s puerSs laudant The men praise their boys (not their own, but others'), viri eorum puerds laudant . EXERCISES First leam the special vocabulary, p. 287. I. He praises her, him, it, them. 2. This cart, that report, these teachers, those women, that abode, these abodes. 3. That strong garrison, among those weak and sick women, that want of firmness, those frequent plans. . The other woman is calling her chickens (A^ <?w«). 5. Another woman is calling her chickens {not her own). 6. The Gaul praises