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81. Many nouns originally Greek—mostly proper names— retain Greek forms of inflection. So especially—

  1. Genitive singular in -os, as, tigridos .
  2. Accusative singular in -a, as, aethera .
  3. Vocative singular like the stem, as, Periclē , Orpheu, Atlā.
  4. Nominative plural in -ĕs, as, hērōĕs.
  5. Accusative plural in -ăs, as, hērōăs .
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    • J. B. Greenough, Benjamin L. D'Ooge, M. Grant Daniell, Commentary on Caesar's Gallic War, AG BG 1.26
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