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Comparison of Adjectives; Ablative of Comparison Irregular Comparison of Adjectives

cena, -ae

f., dinner
1st

forum, -i

n. marketplace, forum
2nd

lex, legis

law, statute f.
3rd

limen, liminis, n.

n. threshold
3rd

lux, lucis, f.

light
3rd

mensa, -ae, f.

table, dining, dish, course (mensa secunda: dessert)
1st

nox, noctis, f.

night
3rd i

somnus, -i, m.

sleep
2nd

quidam, quaedam, quiddam

(pron.) a certain one, certain thing, someone, something; (adj.) a certain, some

pudicus, -a, -um

modest, chaste

superbus, -a, -um

arrogant, overbearing, haughty, proud

tristis, triste

sad, sorrowful; joyless, grim, severe

turpis, turpe

ugly, shameful, base, disgraceful

urbanus, -a, -um

of the city, urban, urbane, elegant

prae

in front of, before (takes ablative)

quam

(after comparatives) than; (with superlatives) as...as possible (e.g. quam fortissimus, as great as possible)

tantum

only

invito, invitare, invitavi, invitatum

to entertain, invite, summon

delectatio, delectationis, f.

delight, pleasure, enjoyment

nepos, nepotis, m.

grandson, descendant

sol, solis, m.

sun

diligens

diligent, careful (genitive diligentis)

dissimilis, dissimile

unlike, different

gracilis, gracile

slender, thin

humilis, humile

lowly, humble

maior, -ius

greater, older; (plural) ancestors

primus, -a, -um

first, foremost, chief, principal

quot

how many, as many as (indeclinable)

similis, simile

similar (to), like, resembling

superus, -a, -um

above, upper

utilis, utile

useful, advantageous

melior, -ius

better

peior, -ius

worse

plus

more (NB no masc. and fem. or dat. sing; abl. sing. plure, gen. plur. plurium, neut. pl. plura)

minor, minus

smaller

prior, -ius

former

superior, -ius

higher

optimus, -a, -um

best

maximus, -a, -um

greatest

pessimus, -a, -um

worst

plurimus, -a, -um

most

minimus, -a, -um

smallest

summus, -a, -um

highest, furthest

supremus, -a, -um

highest, last

pono, ponere, posui, positum

to put, place, set

probo, probare, probavi, probatum

to test, approve, recommend

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