SAT II Latin : Using first-declension adjectives in Latin

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Latin

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Latin Adjectives

Translate the quoted English words into the correct answer.

"The good farmers" work in the fields

Possible Answers:

Agricola bonus

Agricola bona

Agricoli boni

Agricolae boni

Agricolae bonae

Correct answer:

Agricolae boni

Explanation:

Agricola is one of the few nouns in the first declension that is masculine and not feminine. The adjective then must be in the masculine gender to agree with agricola. The correct nominative plural of agricola is agricolae, and the correct nominative plural masculine adjective is boni; agricolae boni

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