FIRST DECLENSION




FROGGY WENT DECLININ'
-a, -am, -ae, -ae, -ā... singular!
-ae, -ās, -ārum, -īs, -īs... plural!
First declension feminine,*
That's where Latin declensions begin:

"Lingua Latina," "Roma," "in Italiā," "īnsula"!

Quizzes
Chapter 1.1 - Insula Quiz
Chapter 25.1 - Dea Quiz
Chapter 25.2 - Athenae Quiz

*While most nouns of the first declension are feminine, there are some masculine nouns in this noun family, like pīrāta (pirate), agricola (farmer), and poēta (poet). See the Gender Song for other masculine nouns of the first declension.

PRACTICE
1. In order: īnsula, īnsulam...
2. With adjective: īnsula magna, īnsulam magnam...
3. Singular to plural: īnsula magna... īnsulae magnae
4. English to Latin: the big island... īnsula magna... the big islands... īnsulae magnae...
5. Random order: [motion x2] īnsulā magnā/īnsulīs magnīs

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