- In this chapter, you will learn about the
Nouns of the 3rd Declension. The endings of the 3rd Declension are
quite different from those of the 1st and 2nd Declension.
- The 3rd Declension Nouns are formed the same
way as the nouns of the first two declensions: the root (found in
the GS) + endings.
- The 3rd Declension contains nouns in all 3
genders. While there is a variety of nominative singular
forms, all 3rd Declension nouns are categorized by the genitive
singular endings in "is".
bene: This is why you must memorize both
the NS and GS, and the gender, for every noun you learn.
- 3rd Declension Nouns can and will be modified
by adjectives of the 1st and 2nd Declension. They must agree in
Gender, Number and Case, but (obviously) the endings will not
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