Latin for Beginners eBook

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519. Review Questions.  Give the conjugation of possum\.  What is an infinitive?  What three uses has the Latin infinitive that are like the English?  What is the case of the subject of the infinitive?  What is meant by a complementary infinitive?  In the sentence _The bad boy cannot be happy_, what is the case of _happy_?  Give the rule.  Decline qui\.  Give the rule for the agreement of the relative.  What are the two uses of the interrogative?  Decline quis\.  What is the base of a noun?  How is the stem formed from the base?  Are the stem and the base ever the same?  How many declensions of nouns are there?  Name them.  What are the two chief divisions of the third declension?  How are the consonant stems classified?  Explain the formation of lapis\ from the stem lapid-, miles\ from milit-, rex\ from reg-.  What nouns have i-stems?  What peculiarities of form do i-stems have,—­masc., fem., and neut.?  Name the five nouns that have -i and -e in the abl.  Decline turris\.  Give the rules for gender in the third declension.  Decline miles\, lapis\, rex\, virtus\, consul\, legio\, homo\, pater\, flumen\, opus\, tempus\, caput\, caedes\, urbs\, hostis\, mare\, animal\, vis\, iter\.

520. Fill out the following scheme: 

               { { Masculine
               { GENDER { Feminine
               { ENDINGS { Neuter
    THE THIRD { { I. CONSONANT { a.  Masc. and fem. 
    DECLENSION { { STEMS { b.  Neuters
               { CASE {
               { TERMINATIONS {
               { {
               { { II. I-STEMS { a.  Masc. and fem.
               { { { b.  Neuters
               { IRREGULAR NOUNS


521. Give the English of the following words: 


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