A Grammar of the Latin Language: For the Use of Schools and Colleges

Crocker and Brewster, 1859 - 410 sider

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Side 47 - Nouns are variable either in Gender, or Declension, or in both. Nouns varying in gender are called, Heterogeneous. Those which vary in declension are called. Hétéroclites. Heterogeneous Nouns. 1 . • Masculine in the singular, and neuter in the plural ; as, Avernus, a hill in Campania.
Side 219 - DATIVE. § 233. 1. The dative is the case of reference, as it denotes the object with reference to which the subject acts, or in reference to which it possesses any specified quality ; or, in other words, the object for which, to the benefit or loss of which, any thing is or is done.
Side 318 - Hurl'd often cuts off the vowel at the end of a word, when the next word begins with a vowel; though he does not like the Greeks wholly drop the vowel, but lull retains it in writing like the Latins.
Side 71 - Pliny, proceeded no further in this method of notation. If they had occasion to express a larger number, they did it by repetition ; thus, CCCIOOO, CCCIOOO, signified two hundred thousand, &c. We sometimes find thousands expressed by a straight line drawn over the top of the numeral letters. Thus, III. denotes three thousand; X., ten thousand.
Side 188 - The relative may be considered as placed between two cases of the same noun, either expressed or understood, with the former of •which it agrees in gender, number, and person, and with the latter in gender, number, and case. (1.) Sometimes both nouns are expressed ; as...

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