Fourth Declension Nouns

 

  • Stems in -u
  • Some similarities to 3rd declension nouns
  • -u in all cases except dative and ablative plural
  • Mostly masculine nouns, but occasional feminine noun (e.g. manus, -us)
  • A few neuter nouns
  • Identified by genitive singular in -us e.g. exercitus, -us (m.); cornu, -us (n.)

 

gradus, -us (m.)   cornu, -us (n.)
     
  Singular  
gradus Nom. cornu
gradum Acc. cornu
gradus Gen. cornus
gradui Dat. cornui
gradu Abl. cornu
 
 
  Plural  
gradus Nom. cornua
gradus Acc. cornua
graduum Gen. cornuum
gradibus Dat. cornibus
gradibus Abl. cornibus

 

 

 

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