SAT II Latin : Using first declension Latin nouns

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Example Questions

Example Question #3 : Latin Nouns

Please choose the correct answer from the options below

The proper ablative and dative plural form of the word Dea is __________.

Possible Answers:

Deabus

Dearum

Dea

Deam

Deis

Correct answer:

Deabus

Explanation:

The noun "dea," though it is a first declension noun, is "deabus" in the plural dative and ablative, so as not to get it mixed up with the ablative and dative plural of the 2nd declension masculine noun "deus."

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