SAT II Latin : Using genitive case in Latin

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Latin

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Example Questions

Example Question #3 : Latin Noun Cases

Please choose the correct answer from below

The English word littoral comes from which latin word __________.

 

 

 

Possible Answers:

lector—reader

litus—beach

littera—letter

leto—kill

litus—sentence

Correct answer:

litus—beach

Explanation:

The word in English, "littoral," means "pertaining to shores." It is not to be confused with the word "litteral" the noun for beach or shore in latin is "litus," the genitive being "litoris."

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