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Latin 1 (2016 - 2017) Vocabulary List #9 (Language Terms)

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Present Stem
The part of a verb that endings are added to. It is formed by removing either the last three or the last two letters of the infinitive.
Infix
Letters placed onto a Present Stem before the Personal Ending that identify the tense of a verb.
Personal Ending
The ending of a verb that tells the Person (I, You, He, She, It, We, You, They) that does the action of the Conjugated verb.
Conjugate
The changing of a verb from its Infinitive form into a form that will allow the verb to function as a Main Verb in a sentence.
Conjugation
The grouping of a verb in Latin. There are 5 Verb Conjugations: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 3rdIO, 4th.
​Infinitive
The form of a verb in Latin that ends in -re; in English it is the word "to" + a verb. The Present Stem is formed from the Infinitive.
Translation Keyword
A particular word that is used to translate either a Case or a particular Verb Tense in Latin. Some examples for Cases are: by, with, of, to, for. Some examples for Verb Tenses are: will, was, were, is.
​Dictionary Entry
The form of a word that you would see in a dictionary or Quizlet list. The Dictionary Entry is a type of "home base" for a word - it allows us to identify information about a word. There are dictionary entries for nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions.
Syntax
A World Language word that means "word order".
Main Verb
The action word in a sentence that is Conjugated from the infinitive and has a Personal Ending which shows the Person who is doing the action in a sentence (I, You, He, She, It, We, You, They).