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3.7: §24. Chapter 3: Exercises

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  • 1. Underline the base of these nouns (e.g., FAMA; ORIGO, ORIGINIS):

    MILES, MILITIS; MANUS; LEX, LEGIS; LUMEN, LUMINIS; SPECIES; ONUS, ONERIS; SINUS.

    2. By underlining, identify the Latin noun base within the following English words (e.g., INFORMALITY):

    REGICIDE, DECAPITATION, EXTEMPORANEOUS, SERIAL, MORTIFY, COLLABORATE, ABOMINATION.

    3. Identify each of the following Latin nouns by DECLENSION, and give its BASE and ORIGINAL LATIN MEANING:

    Latin noun Declension Base Meaning
    e.g. corpus 3 corpor- body
    a. signum _______ ______________ _______________
    b. forma _______ ______________ _______________
    c. radius _______ ______________ _______________
    d. labor _______ ______________ _______________
    e. opus _______ ______________ _______________
    f. gradus _______ ______________ _______________
    g. modus _______ ______________ _______________
    h. via _______ ______________ _______________
    i. species _______ ______________ _______________
    j. ars _______ ______________ _______________

    4. For each of the following English words, find an English doublet—if possible, one that more closely resembles the Latin source-word:

    a. parson _______________ d. dish _______________
    b. gender _______________ e. chef _______________
    c. ray _______________ f. sprite _______________

    For Key to Exercises (Latin), see Appendix I.

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