Chapter 3          Language Fact ISecond Declension Masculine -us Nouns
Were Men!         (mostly)      Singular    PluralNom   amicus      amiciGen    amici     amicorumDat    amico      amicis...
Language Fact II          Second Declension Masculine -er, -ir nouns• Just check the genitive to see what the stem is• Use...
Language Fact III         Genitive Case    • "of ______"    • Possessive "girls"    • is an adjectival modifier
Language Fact IV                         Vocative Case• Use as a form of address• Looks identical to the nominative     Vo...
Exceptions!!• Words that end is -us have a vocative of "e"• Words that end in -ius have a vocative of "i"
Language Fact V   Prepositional Phrases
Examples    Preposition + a noun (object of the preposition)prepositions are followed by the ablative (sometimes          ...
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  1. 1. Chapter 3 Language Fact ISecond Declension Masculine -us Nouns
  2. 2. Were Men! (mostly) Singular PluralNom amicus amiciGen amici amicorumDat amico amicisAcc amicum amicosAbl amico amicis
  3. 3. Language Fact II Second Declension Masculine -er, -ir nouns• Just check the genitive to see what the stem is• Use the stem to form everything but the nominative singular• Use the dictionary entry!!!
  4. 4. Language Fact III Genitive Case • "of ______" • Possessive "girls" • is an adjectival modifier
  5. 5. Language Fact IV Vocative Case• Use as a form of address• Looks identical to the nominative Voc = Nom
  6. 6. Exceptions!!• Words that end is -us have a vocative of "e"• Words that end in -ius have a vocative of "i"
  7. 7. Language Fact V Prepositional Phrases
  8. 8. Examples Preposition + a noun (object of the preposition)prepositions are followed by the ablative (sometimes accusative) • in agris • cum amico • in via • in clivo • in casa

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