Appendix B
Grammar Summary
This appendix provides all the forms you will encounter in translating Latin. The “Brief Summary of Syntax” section shows you how to use them to form sentences.


When you see an unfamiliar form of a Latin word, you can refer to this section for the case and number of a noun; or person, number, tense, voice, or mood of a verb.


Let’s start with nouns.

First Declension Nouns

Nouns of the first declension are feminine except for nouns denoting men. Some dative and ablative plurals are abus. For example: filiabus and deabus.
aqua, ae, f. (water)

Second Declension Nouns

Most nouns of the second declension ...

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