Definition of Declensions

1. Noun. (plural of declension) ¹



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Definition of Declensions

1. declension [n] - See also: declension

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Declensions

declaw
declawed
declawing
declaws
declension
declensional
declensionism
declensionist
declensionists
declensions (current term)
declimb
declinability
declinable
declinal
declinate
declination
declinational
declinations
declinator
declinators
declinatory
declinature
declinatures
decline

Literary usage of Declensions

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1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"The regular type of an adjective of the First and Second declensions is bonus, -a, -um, which is thus declined: —• bonus, bona, bonum, good MASCULINE ..."

2. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges, Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"Adjectives of the First and Second declensions (a- and o-stems) are declined in the Masculine like servus, puer, or ager; in the Feminine like stella; ..."

3. Varronianus: A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Ethnography of by John William Donaldson (1860)
"Among the ancient grammarians, Varro proposed a simple convention— namely, to distinguish the declensions of nouns according to the vowel of the ablative ..."

4. A Comparative Grammar of the Teutonic Languages: Being at the Same Time a by Jacob Helfenstein (1870)
"MIDDLE TEUTONIC declensions. In the Middle Teutonic dialects the declensions undergo great changes, and in consequence thereof can no longer be brought ..."

5. A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1872)
"That the five declensions are only five varieties of one general system of declension ... The stems ia the five declensions end in the following letters: i. ..."

6. Latin for Beginners by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1911)
"Adjectives of the first and second declensions are declined in the three genders as ... If the adjective and the noun belong to different declensions, ..."

7. A Grammar of the Irish Language: Pub. for the Use of the Senior Classes in by John O'Donovan (1845)
"Of declensions. The general rules by which the cases are formed are called ... The number of the declensions is varied by the different writers on Irish ..."

8. A Grammar of the Anglo-Saxon Language by Louis F. Klipstein (1848)
"General Rules for the declensions. § 34. The Dative case singular is either ... In all the declensions the Genitive plural ends in -a ;5 the Dative in -um, ..."

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