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Allen and Greenough/ New Latin Grammar

ADJECTIVES

109. Adjectives and Participles are in general formed and declined like Nouns, differing from them only in their use.

  1. In accordance with their use, they distinguish gender by different forms in the same word, and agree with their nouns in gender , number , and case. Thus,—

    bonus puer , the good boy.

    bona puella , the good girl.

    bonum dōnum , the good gift.

  2. In their inflection they are either (1) of the First and Second Declensions, or (2) of the Third Declension.

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