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99. Some nouns are ordinarily found in the Singular number only ( singulāria tantum ). These are—

  1. Most proper names: as, Caesar, Cæsar; Gallia, Gaul.
  2. Names of things not counted, but reckoned in mass: as, aurum, gold; āēr, air; trīticum, wheat.
  3. Abstract nouns: as, ambitiō, ambition; fortitūdō, courage; calor, heat.
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