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Chs. 26 and 27 Vocab

Comparison of Adjectives; Ablative of Comparison Irregular Comparison of Adjectives
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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