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75. The regular case-ending of the Accusative singular of i- stems (M. or F.) would be -im: as, sitis , sitim (cf. stella , -am; servus , -um); but in most nouns this is changed to -em (following the consonant declension).

a. The accusative in -im is found exclusively—

  1. In Greek nouns and in names of rivers.
  2. In būris , cucumis , rāvis , sitis , tussis , vīs .
  3. In adverbs in -tim (being accusative of nouns in -tis), as, partim; and in amussim.
b. The accusative in -im is found sometimes in febris , puppis , restis , turris , secūris , sēmentis , and rarely in many other words.

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    • J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 2.16
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