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1

5th declension nouns are mainly what gender? q

feminine

2

what is special about the neuter noun mane?

it is indeclinable

3

Expression of time "when" something is takes which case?

the ablative

4

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"

5

positive degree of an adjective:

simply describes or limits the noun

6

comparative degree of an adjective:

compares two things

7

superlative degree of an adjective:

compares one thing with ALL the other things, it being either absolute extreme in some direction.

8

"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.

9

Ablative of time when

dates are given in the ablative, i.e. "on january 1st"

10

The ablative is used to describe time and space under what conditions?

Time: when?
Space: Where?

11

The accusative is used to describe time and space under what conditions?

time: how long?
space: how long?