Latin Grammar

The Latin grammar allows you to manipulate the vocabulary to obtain multiple forms of a word. The grammatical rules below are the most important in Latin and help connect words or shape the structure. We start with the prepositions:

And: et  Audio Under: sub + abl  Audio
Before: ante + acc  Audio After: post + acc  Audio
Inside: intra + acc  Audio Outside: extra + acc  Audio
With: cum + abl  Audio But: sed  Audio
For: per + acc  Audio From: ex + abl  Audio
To: ad + acc  Audio In: in + acc , abl  Audio

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To ask questions, use the following:

What?: quid?  Audio Who?: quis?  Audio
How?: quomodo?  Audio Why?: cur?  Audio
Where?: ubi?  Audio

Some of the most important time adverbs:

Never: numquam  Audio Rarely: rare  Audio
Sometimes: interdum  Audio Usually: solite  Audio
Always: semper  Audio Very: valde  Audio

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Most commonly used pronouns in Latin:

I: ego   Audio You: tu /vos  Audio
He: is  Audio She: ea  Audio
We: nos   Audio They: ei  Audio

To express the possession of something [possessive form]:

My: meus   Audio Your: tuus / vester  Audio
His: suus  Audio Her: suus  Audio
Our: noster  Audio Their: suus  Audio

Some random verbs to show how it's being used:

I speak English: loquor anglice  Audio
You speak French: gallice loqueris  Audio
He speaks German: loquitur germanice  Audio
She speaks Italian: loquitur italice  Audio
I visited France: galliam visitavi  Audio
I will drink milk: bibam lac  Audio


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Some extra grammatical structures:

I understand you: intellego te  Audio
I don't understand you: non intellego te  Audio
I don't speak French: non loquor gallice  Audio
This is my house: haec domus mea  Audio
That restaurant is far: procul est ad illam tabernam  Audio
No problem: nihil opus est  Audio

The above Latin grammar can provide tools to use in coordination with the Latin vocabulary to obtain some popular Latin phrases.

Latin Phrases

Latin Vocabulary


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Did you know? Grammar can help you increase your vocabulary dramatically. Grammar is like a tool which helps you manipulate words in a sentence by changing the shape and location of a word to create something new out of the old one.