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Where did Roman numerals come from? This video investigates this question and gives the current accepted theory. Hint: it's all Etruscan, baby.
We see Roman numerals everywhere, from Super Bowls to popes. This video is a short introduction to Roman numerals, including how to add and even multiply with them.
Slightly different from masculine nouns, neuter nouns of the second declension follow specific rules for neuters. Learn these rules, and you won't have to learn an entirely different neuter declension. And then you can apply these same rules when you learn Greek, German, Russian, and many other languages. It's as easy as that.
neuter nouns second declension
All Latin nouns have a gender - they are masculine, feminine, or even neuter. Why? Sometimes it's because they refer to males or females, but much more frequently the gender of a noun is just one other fact of the word. Sure, it's different from English (and the neuter is foreign to many Romance languages), but not too difficult to master.
feminine masculine neuter nouns
What's the passive voice, and why would you even want to use it? After all, Microsoft Word thinks it's bad. This video covers how English uses the passive voice, from converting active sentences into passive ones, and when the passive should be used (hint: moderately).
background passive voice verbs
The fifth is the last of the declensions, where the letter e has a big say. This video covers the endings for the fifth, used for words like res, thing, and dies, day, along with any peculiarities for this declension.
feminine fifth declension nouns
The fourth declension is the u declension, and once you see the endings, you will understand why. This video covers the full declension of words like manus and domus, and other peculiarities of this u-nique (or not?) group of nouns.
fourth declension masculine neuter nouns
The third declension has many of the most interesting Latin words. This video covers the declension of third declension nouns in the masculine and feminine genders, how they are translated, and other peculiar features of this fascinating grammatical group.
feminine masculine neuter nouns third declension
The second declension is closely related to the first, just with a quick vowel change. This video covers the declension of second declension nouns, how they are translated, and other peculiar features of the o declension.
masculine nouns second declension
The Romans gave themselves three names, although their names are a bit different from our typical three names. This video covers the basics of the praenomen, nomen, and cognomen.