Flashcards in Grammar - Lessons 6-10 Deck (11):
What are the steps for declining a noun?
(1) find the stem
(2) add the case endings
How do you find the stem of a first declension noun?
By removing the ending, a.
What two things are needed for a complete sentence?
A subject and a verb.
Give an example of a complete sentence using only two words.
Jesus wept, where 'Jesus' is the subject and 'wept' is the verb.
How do you find the stem of a second declension masculine noun?
By removing the ending, us.
Which row in our table of declensions is used for the subject of a sentence?
The first row.
Which column in the first row do we look to for a single subject?
The left-hand column.
Which column in the first row do we look to for a plural subject?
The right-hand column.
What is the first row in our table of declensions called?
The Nominative Case
The verb must agree with...
its subject, in person and number