Lesson 4: Block 1 Nouns

Function of Nouns: Subject and Object

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

When nouns follow the form of digitus, porta, and verbum, they are called Block 1. (About 40% of Latin nouns are block 1.)

Block 1 Nouns
MasculineFeminineNeuter
SingularPluralSingularPluralSingularPlural
Subject:digitusdigitiportaportaeverbumverba
Object:digitumdigitosportamportasverbumverba
Subject:-us-i-a-ae-um-a
Object:-um-os-am-as-um-a

N.B.

Go here for a list of some Block 1 Nouns you will be learning.

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