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Beginners' Latin
Survey of the lordship of Monmouth, extract. 1613-4. Cat ref: DL 42/122 f 11. Copyright of the Chancellor and Council of the Duchy of Lancaster

Lesson 4: Non; second conjugation verbs; numbers

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Numbers

quattuor four

   (sometimes quatuor – just one t)

quinque five  
sex six  
septem seven  
octo eight  
novem nine  
decem ten  
centum one hundred  

These numbers do not decline.


dominus quattuor maneria tenet The lord holds four manors.
octo parochie sunt There are eight parishes.
centum dominos monemus We summon one hundred lords.
vidua quinque maneria ecclesie legat The widow leaves five manors to the church.

Introducing new nouns

From now on, new nounsGlossary - opens in a new window will be written as they appear in the word list.

They will be given in the nominativeGlossary - opens in a new window singular, followed by the genitiveGlossary - opens in a new window singular ending. The genderGlossary - opens in a new window of the noun will be given and its meaning in English.


marca, -e (f.) mark marca, -e (f.) mark marca, -e (f.) mark
marca, -e (f.) mark

The genitiveGlossary - opens in a new window singular ending is very important, as it tells you which declensionGlossary - opens in a new window the noun belongs to.

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