21 terms

Latin Workshop - Comparative Adjective Endings

Latin: An Intensive Course -- Unit 9, pgs 150-161.
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-ior
Nominative, M/F, singular
-iōris
Genitive, M/F and N, singular
-iōrī
Dative, M/F and N, singular
-iōrem
Accusative, M/F, singular
-iōre (ī)
Ablative, M/F and N, singular
-iōrēs
Nominative, M/F, plural
-iōrum
Genitive, M/F and N, plural
-iōribus
Dative, M/F and N, plural
-iōrēs (-īs)
Accusative, M/F, plural
-iōribus
Ablative, M/F and N, plural
-ius
Nominative, N, singular
-iōra
Nominative, N, plural
-ius
Accusative, N, singular
-iōra
Accusative, N, plural
quam
"than" in a comparative
drop the ending from the nominative, F, singular form of the adj and add -ē
How do you form a positive adverb from a 1/2 declension adjective?
drop the ending from the nominative, F, singular form of the adj and add -iter
How do you form a positive adverb from a 3rd declension adjective?
drop the ending from the nominative, F, singular form of the adj and add -issimus, -a, -um
How do you form a superlative adjective?
drop the ending from the nominative, F, singular form of the adj and add -rimus, -a, -um
How do you form a superlative for an nominative, M, singular ending in -er?
add -ē to the superlative stem
How do you form a superlative adverb?
quam
This proceeds a superlative that means "as _______ as possible"