Indefinite article

in English "a, an" -- does not exist in Latin

definite article

in English "the" -- does not exist in Latin


the ending on a noun that identifies its use in the sentence (nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, ablative)


singular or plural


masculine, feminine, or neuter


a class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives having the same set of endings

How are Latin nouns classified?

Latin nouns are classified in five declensions.

How is the 1st Declension marked?

The 1st Declension is marked by the ending -ae in the genitive singular.

First Rule of Concord

The verb agrees with its subject in person and number.

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