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Chapter Twenty-Six
Comparison of Adjectives; Declension of
Comparatives; Ablative of Comparison

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cēna, cēnae (f)
forum, forī (n)
 
dinner
 
marketplace, forum
lēx, lēgis (f)
līmen, līminis (n)
 
law, statute
 
threshold
lūx, lūcis (f)
mēnsa, mēnsae (f)
 
light
 
table; dining; dish, course
mēnsa secunda (f)
nox, noctis (f)
 
dessert
 
night
somnus, somnī (m)
quīdam, quaedam, quiddam
 
sleep
 
a certain one or thing, someone, something
quīdam, quaedam, quoddam
pudīcus, pudīca, pudīcum
 
a certain, some
 
modest, chaste
superbus, superba, superbum
trīstis, trīste
 
arrogant, overbearing, haughty, proud
 
sad, sorrowful; joyless, grim, severe
turpis, turpe
urbānus, urbāna, urbānum
 
ugly; shameful, base, disgraceful
 
of the city, urban; urbane, elegant
prae (+abl.)
quam
 
in front of, before
 
than (after comparatives) or as . . . as possible (with superlatives)
tantum
invītō, invītāre, invītāvī, invītātum
 
only
 
to entertain, invite, summon

Comparison of Adjectives
cārus, cāra, cārum
longus, longa, longum
cārior, cārius

longior, longius

cārissimus, cārissima, cārissimum

longissimus, longissima, longissimum

fortis, forte

fēlīx, fēlīcis

fortior, fortius

fēlīcior, fēlīcius

fortissimus, fortissima, fortissimum

fēlīcissimus, fēlīcissima, fēlīcissimum

potēns, potentis

sapiēns, sapientis

potentior, potentius

sapientior, sapientius

potentissimus, potentissima, potentissimum

sapientissimus, sapientissima, sapientissimum

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