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Allen and Greenough/ New Latin Grammar

ROOTS AND STEMS

228. Roots1 are of two kinds:—

  1. Verbal, expressing ideas of action or condition (sensible phenomena).
  2. Pronominal expressing ideas of position and direction.

From verbal roots come all parts of speech except pronouns and certain particles derived from pronominal roots.

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Notes
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For the distinction between Roots and Stems. see §§ 24 . 25.