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Latin: Essential Vocabulary: Nouns (3rd through 5th)

Latin: Essential Vocabulary: Nouns (3rd through 5th)

Author: Sarah Landis
  • to learn the dictionary entries and meanings of the most common Latin nouns in the third, fourth, and fifth declensions

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Terms List

  • adulescens, adulescentis (m.): young man
  • aetas, aetatis (f.): age, time
  • civis, civis (m.): citizen
  • civitas, civitatis (f.): city-state
  • corpus, corporis (n.): body
  • crimen, criminis (n.): crime, accusation
  • dux, ducis (m.): leader
  • gens, gentis (f.): clan, nation
  • homo, hominis (m.): human, person
  • hostis, hostis (m.): enemy
  • ius, iuris (n.): law, right, justice
  • mater, matris (f.): mother
  • miles, militis (m.): soldier
  • mors, mortis (f.): death
  • mulier, mulieris (f.): woman
  • nomen, nominis (n.): name
  • ops, opis (f.): power, resources; pl.: wealth
  • ordo, ordinis (m.): rank, class
  • pars, partis (f.): part, direction
  • pater, patris (m.): father
  • potestas, potestatis (f.): power
  • rex, regis (m.): king
  • sol, solis (m.) sun
  • tempus, temporis (n.): time, season
  • urbs, urbis (f.): city
  • uxor, uxoris (f.): wife
  • virtus, virtutis (f.): courage
  • vis, vis (f.): force, violence
  • vulnus, vulneris (n.): wound, injury
  • domus, domus (f.): house, home
  • dies, diei (m.): day
  • fides, fidei (f.): loyalty, faith
  • res, rei (f.): thing, matter, affair, concern, business, situation, subject

Source: Sarah Landis

Quizlet Deck on ALL EV Nouns

At this link you'll find flashcards for all EV nouns, across all five declensions. Although this deck only contains nominatives and meanings, you need to learn genitives and genders as well.

Source: Sarah Landis (user MagistraLandis @