Flashcards in Chapter 13 grammar Deck (11):
5th declension nouns are mainly what gender? q
what is special about the neuter noun mane?
it is indeclinable
Expression of time "when" something is takes which case?
what is the preterite imperfect tense?
the past tense, when things are concerned with the past. it uses verbs such as "erat," or "erant" instead of "est" or "sunt"
positive degree of an adjective:
simply describes or limits the noun
comparative degree of an adjective:
compares two things
superlative degree of an adjective:
compares one thing with ALL the other things, it being either absolute extreme in some direction.
"vel," meaning "or," is different than "aut," which means the same thing in what way?
vel implies the free-choice between two things, whereas aut simply separates two mutually exclusive things.
Ablative of time when
dates are given in the ablative, i.e. "on january 1st"
The ablative is used to describe time and space under what conditions?