Lesson 20: Block 2 Nouns

Learning the second group on Latin nouns

Recall how Block 1 Nouns learned in Lesson 4 make up 40% of Latin nouns.
Block 2 Nouns also make up 40% of Latin nouns, meaning that now you almost know the whole language!

Looking up a Block 2 Nouns in your dictionary, recall from Lesson 3 that you will find 3 parts: Subject Form, Grouping, and gramatical Gender.

Block 2 Nouns
Subject FormGrouping (-is)Gramatical
Gender
Meaning
rexregismking
homohominismhuman being
veritasveritatisftruth
navisnavisfship
nomennominisnname; noun
decusdecorisnglory, splendor
sacerdossacerdotiscpriest, priestess
homohominiscpeople

N.B. There are no patterns to the Subject form.

Go here to see a list of some Block 2 Nouns that you will be learning

Instructions: Now spend no more than 2-3 minutes memorizing the endings listed for using Block 2 nouns as subjects and objects.

Block 2 Nouns
Masculine and FeminineNeuter
SingularPluralSingularPlural
Subject:[Subject Form]-es[Subject Form]-a
[-ia 20% of time]
Object:-em-es [-is][Subject Form]-a
[-ia 20% of time]
Subject:homo
veritas
homines
veritates
nomennomina
Object:hominem
veritatem
homines
veritates
nomennomina

Now go on to Homework 18 to practice your Block 2 Nouns.

N.B.

First Experience Latin - Fr. Reginald Foster

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