The National Archives
Search our website
  • Search our website
  • Search our records

Lesson 5: Pronouns - part 4 | 1 2 3 4

Further useful pronouns

Most pronouns are used simply as pronouns. However others are used as pronouns and adjectiveView the definition of this term - this link opens in a new window.

These types of pronouns are frequent in documents and it is well worth taking the time to learn them and study their endings.

The majority decline in a similar way to first and second delension adjectivesView this term in the Grammar table - this link opens in a new window except in the genitive and dative singulars of all genders. The highlighted pronouns end in a variety of ways, which can all be studied in the grammar tableView this term in the Grammar table - this link opens in a new window.

Latin English
alius, alia, aliudView this term in the Grammar table - this link opens in a new window other, another
alter, altera, alterum other (of two things)
idem, eadem, idemView this term in the Grammar table - this link opens in a new window the same (man), the same (woman), the same (thing)
ipse, ipsa, ipsumView this term in the Grammar table - this link opens in a new window he, himself; she, herself; itself
iste, ista, istudView this term in the Grammar table - this link opens in a new window this (man), this (woman), this (thing)
neuter, neutra, neutrum neither (of two things)
nullus, nulla, nullum no
solus, sola, solum sole
totus, tota, totum whole
ullus, ulla, ullum any
unus, una, unum one
uter, utra, utrum which (of two things)

Checklist

Are you confident with:

  • The meanings of these pronouns?
  • How you would decline them?
Activity
Try again