Lesson 9: Adjectives as Nouns

Adjectives can be used to function as nouns

As in most languages, an adjective standing alone can be used as a noun, inferring a generic noun (any person or individual).
The number, gender and function of the adjective must still change as if it were modifying a noun.
The masculine plural can be used to include all people, both men and women.

Example: "justus -a -um" = just
"justus" = the just one, the just person, the just individual, the just man
"justa" = the just woman
"justum" = the just thing

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