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By James B Greenough, J. H. Allen, G. L. Kittredge, A. A. Howard, Benj. L. D'Ooge

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A venerable source for greater than a century, Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar continues to be looked by way of scholars and academics because the most interesting Latin reference grammar to be had. Concise, entire, and good geared up, it truly is unequalled extensive and readability, putting a wealth of recommendation on utilization, vocabulary, diction, composition, and syntax inside effortless succeed in of Latin students in any respect degrees.
This sourcebook's three-part therapy starts off with phrases and types, masking elements of speech, declensions, and conjugations. the second one half, syntax, explores circumstances, moods, and tenses. The concluding part deals details on archaic usages, Latin verse, and prose composition, between different topics. broad appendixes characteristic a thesaurus of phrases and indexes. scholars of historical past, faith, and literature will locate lasting price during this modestly priced version of a vintage consultant to Latin.

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Syntax; 3. Prosody. Syntax treats of the function of words when joined together as parts of the sentence; Prosody of their arrangement in metrical composition. PART FIRST—WORDS AND FORMS THE ALPHABET 1. The Latin Alphabet is the same as the English (which is in fact borrowed from it) except that it does not contain J, U, and W. —The Latin alphabet was borrowed in very early times from a Greek alphabet (though not from that most familiar to us) and did not at first contain the letters G and Y. It consisted of capital letters only, and the small letters with which we are familiar did not come into general use until the close of the eighth century of our era.

A. HOWARD, AND BENJ. L. D’OOGE DOVER PUBLICATIONS, INC. MINEOLA, NEW YORK Bibliographical Note This Dover edition, first published in 2006, is an unabridged republication of Allen and Greenough’s New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges, originally published by Ginn and Company, Boston, in 1903. com PUBLISHER’S NOTE THIS Dover edition is an unaltered reprint of the famed 1903 edition of the New Latin Grammar created by Joseph Henry Allen (1820–1898) and James Bradstreet Greenough (1833-1901) and ably edited by Greenough himself along with George Lyman Kittredge, Albert Andrew Howard, and Benjamin Leonard D’Ooge.

Latin nouns of the First Declension are thus declined:— a. The Latin has no article; hence stella may mean a star, the star, or simply star. Gender in the First Declension 42. Nouns of the first declension are Feminine. Exceptions: Nouns masculine from their signification: as, nauta, sailor. So a few family or personal names: as, Mūrēna, Dolābella, Scaevola21; also, Hadria, the Adriatic. Case-Forms in the First Declension 43. a. The genitive singular anciently ended in -āī (dissyllabic), which is occasionally found: as, aulāī.

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