_Latin - Second Declension Noun Identification Examples Flashcards Preview

Latin, First Year > _Latin - Second Declension Noun Identification Examples > Flashcards

Flashcards in _Latin - Second Declension Noun Identification Examples Deck (25):
1

How to identify a noun as the second declension.

To identify a second declension noun, look to the second dictionary listing of the word. The second declension (aka the genitive case) will end with a long -i. Second declension nouns are either masculine or neuter. Masculine tends to end with -us or -r and neuter tends to end with -um for the first dictionary listing.

2

ager, agrī (m.)

field, countryside

3

animus, animī (m.)

spirit, mind, courage, soul

4

bellum, bellī (n.)

war

5

cōnsilium, cōnsiliī (n.)

plan, advice

6

dominus, dominī (m.)

master, lord

7

dōnum, dōnī (n.)

gift, present

8

locus, locī (m.)

place, position

9

puer, puerī (m.)

boy

10

rēgnum, rēgnī (n.)

kingdom, royal power

11

vir, virī (m.)

man

12

arma, armōrum (n. & pl.)

arms, weapons

13

caelum, caelī (n.)

sky, heavens

14

deus, deī (m.)

god

15

fīlius, fīliī (m.)

son

16

imperium, imperiī (n.)

command, (military) power

17

liber, librī (m.)

book

18

pontus, pontī (m.)

ocean, sea

19

Rōmulus, Rōmulī (m.)

Romulus, legendary founder of Rome

20

templum, templī (n.)

temple, shrine

21

ventus, ventī (m.)

wind, breeze

22

factum, factī (n.)

deed, act, exploit, achievement

23

oculus, oculī (m.)

eye

24

saxum, saxī (n.)

rock, stone, cliff

25

verbum, verbī (n.)

word