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44. Many nouns of the First Declension borrowed from the Greek are entirely Latinized (as, aula, court); but others retain traces of their Greek case-forms in the singular.

Electra, F. synopsis, F. art of music, F.
NOM. Ēlectra (-ā epitomē mūsica (-ē
GEN. Ēlectrae epitomēs mūsicae (-ēs
DAT. Ēlectrae epitomae mūsicae
ACC. Ēlectram (-ān epitomēn mūsicam (-ēn
ABL. Ēlectrā epitomē mūsicā (-ē
Andromache, F. Æneas, M. Persian, M.
NOM. Andromachē (-a Aenēās Persēs (-a
GEN. Andromachēs (-ae Aenēae Persae
DAT. Andromachae Aenēae Persae
ACC. Andromachēn (-am Aenēān (-am Persēn (-am
ABL. Andromachē (-ā Aenēā Persē (-ā
VOC. Andromachē (-a Aenēā (-a Persa

Anchises , M. son of Æneas, M. comet, M.
NOM. Anchīsēs Aeneadēs (-a comētēs (-a
GEN. Anchīsae Aeneadae comētae
DAT. Anchīsae Aeneadae comētae
ACC. Anchīsēn (-am Aeneadēn comētēn (-am
ABL. Anchīsē (-ā Aeneadē (-ā comētā (-ē
VOC. Anchīsē (-ā, -a Aeneadē (-a comēta

There are (besides proper names) about thirty-five of these words, several being names of plants or arts: as, crambē, cabbage; mūsicē, music. Most have also regular Latin forms: as, comēta; but the nominative sometimes has the a long.

a. Greek forms are found only in the singular; the plural, when it occurs, is regular: as, comētae, -ārum, etc.

b. Many Greek nouns vary between the first, the second, and the third declensions: as, Boōtae (genitive of Boōtēs, -is), Thūcȳdidās (accusative plural of Thūcȳdidēs , -is). See § 52. a and § 81.

Note.--The Greek accusative Scīpiadam , from Scīpiadēs, descendant of the Scipios, is found in Horace.

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