other words which can be declined in either way
without impropriety, those who prefer it can employ
the Greek form: they will not be speaking Latin,
but will not on the other hand deserve censure.
Simple words are what they are in the nominative, that is, their essential nature.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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