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Hello michael

i was wondering,what would be the latin noun case endings for the   word ''eudynamys''its a genus of bird.would the inflections be the same as the noun urbs or modus?

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jonathan

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Eudynamys is a Greek noun of the third declension.  It would not follow the pattern of either urbs (third declension I-stem) or modus (second declension), but would be declined in Latin as follows:

Nominative:  Eudynamys
Genitive:    Eudynamyos
Dative:      Eudynamyi
Accusative:  Eudynamyn
Ablative:    Eudynamye
Vocative:    Eudynamy

Ref. Allen & Greenough's New Latin Grammar, Section 82.

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Ph.D. Cand. in Classical Languages. Conversant with all forms of the language: classical, mediaeval, and modern.

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I have 50 years of teaching at all levels of Latin from high school through university postgraduate. I read, write, and speak Latin daily.

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