wheelocks chapter 27

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wheelocks chapter 27
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irregular comparison of adjectives
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  1. superlatives of -lis adjectives
    facilis..........facilior, ius............facillimus

    facilis (easy), difficilis (difficult), similis (similar), dissimilis (dissimilar), gracilis (slender, thin), humilis (humble, low) all have this irregular superlative
  2. superlatives of -er adjectives
    adj w a masc in -er regardless of decl form the superlative by adding rimus directly to the masculine -er

    • liber, libera, liberum...liberior,ius.......liberrimus, a, um
    • free...........................freer...............freest

    pulcher,-chra.........pulcherior. ius.....pulcherrimus,a,um
  3. other irregular adjective comparisons
    • bonus, a, um........melior,-ius..........optimus,-a,-um
    • magnus, a, um .....maior, -ius.........maximus,-a,-um
    • malus, a, um........peior, -ius..........pessimus,-a, -um
    • multus, -a, -um....____, plus..........plurimus,-a,-um
    • parvus, -a, -um....minor, minus.....minimus,-a,-um
    • (prae, prep used)..prior, prius........primus, -a,-um
    • superus,-a,-um.....superior,-ius......summus,-a,-um
    • ................................................supremus,-a,-um
  4. superus
    superus, -a, -um

    superior, superius

    • summus, -a, -um (highest, farthest - litteral)
    • supremus, -a, -um (highest, last - metaphorical)
  5. declension of plus M/F
    all irreg forms are reg except plus

    • M/F - no sing.
    • M/F - plural
    • plures
    • plurium
    • pluribus
    • plures
    • pluribus
  6. declension of plus N
    • plus...........plura
    • pluris.........plurium
    • ____.........pluribus
    • plus...........plura
    • plure.........pluribus
  7. delight, pleasure, enjoyment
    delectatio, delectationis, f.
  8. trandson, descendant
    nepos, nepotis, m.
  9. sun
    sol, solis, m.
  10. diligent, careful
    diligens, gen. diligentis (like potens)
  11. unlike, different
    dissimilis, dissimile (like potens)
  12. slender, thin
    gracilis, gracile
  13. lowly, humble
    humilis, humile (potens)
  14. greater, older
    maior, maius, comparative adj.
  15. ancestors
    maiores, maiorum
  16. firest, foremost, chief, principal
    primus, prima, primum
  17. how many, as much as
    quot, indecl adj
  18. similar (to), like, resembling
    similis, simile, + gen, or dat.
  19. above, upper
    superus, supera, superum
  20. the gods
    superi, superorum, m. pl
  21. useful, advantageous
    utilis, utile
  22. to put, place, set
    pono, ponere, posui, positum (3)
  23. to approve,recommend
    probo, probare, probavi, probatum (1)

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