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114. Adjectives of the Third Declension are thus classified:—

  1. Adjectives of Three Terminations in the nominative singular,—one for each gender: as,ācer, ācris , ācre.
  2. Adjectives of Two Terminations,—masculine and feminine the same: as, levis (M., F.), leve (N.).
  3. Adjectives of One Termination,—the same for all three genders: as, atrōx .
a. Adjectives of two and three terminations are true i-stems and hence retain in the ablative singular -ī, in the neuter plural -ia, in the genitive plural -ium, and in the accusative plural regularly -īs (see §§ 73 and 74).1

Adjectives of Three and of Two Terminations

1 But the forms of some are doubtful.

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