edited by Meagan Ayer et al.

3rd Declension: I-stems

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65. Nouns of this class include—

  1. Pure i-stems:

    a. Masculine and feminine parisyllabic 1 nouns in -is and four in -er.

    b. Neuters in -e, -al, and -ar.

  2. Mixed i-stems, declined in the singular like consonant stems, the plural like i-stems.



1. i.e. having the same number of syllables in the nominative and genitive singular.


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Suggested Citation

Meagan Ayer, Allen and Greenough’s New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Dickinson College Commentaries, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-947822-04-7. http://dcc.dickinson.edu/grammar/latin/3rd-declension-i-stems