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3.5: §22. Summary of the Five Latin Noun Declensions

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  • DECL. NO. LATIN EXAMPLES ENGLISH MEANINGS LATIN BASE ENGLISH NOUN DERIVATIVES
    (D = DOUBLETS)
    1 camera
    forma

    persona
    room
    shape
    mask, role
    camer-
    form-

    person
    camera, chamber (D)
    form
    persona, person, parson (D)
    2 modus
    radius

    terminus


    signum

    verbum

    vitium
    manner
    rod, spoke
    boundary

    mark
    word
    fault, vice
    mod-
    radi-

    termin-


    sign-

    verb-

    viti-
    mode, mood (D)
    radius, ray (D)
    terminus

    sign
    verb
    vice
    3 ars
    vox

    origo


    corpus
    genus

    omen
    skill
    voice
    source

    body
    kind
    omen
    art-[is]
    voc-

    origin-


    corpor-

    gener-

    omin-
    art
    voice
    origin

    corpus, corpse, corps (D)
    genus, gender, genre (D)
    omen
    4 manus (F)
    sinus

    spiritus
    hand
    curve
    breath
    manu-
    sinu-

    spiritu-
    [manufacture]
    sinus, sine (D)
    spirit, sprite (D)
    5 species
    series
    appearance
    row
    speci-
    seri-
    species
    series

    DECL. NO. TYPICAL
    GENDER
    LATIN
    SINGULAR / PLURAL
    SECTION
    REFERENCE
    1 F. -a / -ae §10
    2 M.
    N.
    -us / -i
    -um
    / -a
    §12
    3 M.F.
    N.
    unpredictable / -es
    unpredictable / -a
    §18
    4 M. -us / -us §20
    5 F. -es / -es §21
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