Rudiments of the Latin Language

Rudiments of the Latin Language

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: --cos, f. whetstone. dos, f. dowry. fraus, f. deceit. laus, f. praise. Neuters in-or Gen.-oris, -c, and-t: --Sddr, n. spelt. aequor, n. sea. marmor, n. marble. lac, n. milk. halec, n. fish-pickle. caput, n. head. occiput, n. back part of the head. sinciput, n. fore part of the head On the other hand, Feminine-io, denoting abstracts, represents a far more numerous class than might at first be supposed, because many Substantives in-io, best known in connexion with a concrete meaning, were originally abstracts (II. 14, b.). Further details regarding the Gender of III. Decl. Substantives are subjoined in the alphabetical order of the terminations: ---EN.--The only truly Latin word in-en, not Neuter, is pecten, m. comb.-EE is Masculine, except parisyllabic UntSr, c. boat, which is generally Feminine, and the names of plants, which are Neuter, as are also the following imparisyllabics of miscellaneous meaning: --cadaver, n. carcase. iter, n. journey. spinther, n. bracelet. tuber, n. hump. uber, n. pap. ver, n. spring. Defective (verier), stripe, is also Neuter; but tuber, a kind of apple, is common.-ES.--Substantives in-es, Gen.-itis, are Masculine, except Feminine merges; all other imparisyllabics in-es and-es are Feminine, except Masculine paries and pes, but not compes, f. fetter. Nom. Sing. Gen. Sing. Nom. Sing. Gen. Sing. gurgea, m. whirlpool, gurgitis. merges, f. sheaf, mergitis. fimes, m. boundary, limitis. quies, f. rest, quietis. paries, m. house-wall, parietis. seges, f. crop, segetis. pes, m. foot, pedis. merces, f. reward, mercedis.-IS.--Most Substantives in-is are Feminine, but the following are Masculine: --Pakisyllabics. axis, m. axle. fustis, m. cudgel. torris, m. firebrand. caulis, m. stalk. mensis, m. month. unguis, m. na
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236867726
  • 9781236867728