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Allen and Greenough/ New Latin Grammar

DECLENSION OF NOUNS

37. Nouns are inflected in five Declensions, distinguished by the final letter (characteristic) of the Stem, and by the case-ending of the Genitive Singular.

DECL. 1CHARACTERISTIC āGEN. SING. ae
2ŏī
3ĭ or a Consonantĭs
4ŭūs
5ēēī

a. The Stem of a noun may be found, if a consonant stem, by omitting the case-ending; if a vowel stem, by substituting for the case-ending the characteristic vowel.

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