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Nouns: plural forms:

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addendum (plural, addenda) agendum, bacterium, corrigendum, curriculum, datum (data now also a singular form), dictum, erratum, forum, maximum, memorandum, minimum, modicum, optimum, referendum, simulacrum, stadium, stratum, vinculum

alumna (plural, alumnae) amoeba, antenna, corona, fauna, formula, larva, nebula, papilla, pupa, umbra, vertebra

alumnus (plural, alumni) bacillus, fungus, locus, papyrus, radius, terminus, syllabus

analysis (plural, analyses) amanuensis, apothesis, axis, basis, catalysis, classis, crisis, diaeresis, diagnosis, emphasis, exegesis, genesis, hypothesis, neurosis, paralysis, parenthesis, pelvis, psychosis, synopsis, synthesis, thesis

appendix (plural, appendices) administratrix, anthrax, auspex, calx, cortex, crux, executrix, index, mediatrix, pontifex, radix, testatrix, vertex, vortex

Latin adverbs

Some of these are now other parts of speech in English: alibi, circa, ergo, interim, item, quasi, sic

Verbs

These are other parts of speech in English: affidavit, credo, fiat, ignoramus, mandamus, peccavi, placebo, posse, veto, via (English preposition from a Latin noun that expresses means)

Miscellaneous

actor, auditor, captor, creator, dictator, doctor, gladiator, liberator, orator, pastor, possessor, sculptor, senator, spectator, sponsor, victor, violator, ante-bellum, bonus, campus, census, circus, consensus, cornucopia, dexter, sinister, ego, emeritus, error, honor, horror, languor, pallor, stupor , excelsior, exterior, inferior, interior, superior, senior, finis, fortissimo, genus (plural, genera), hiatus, literati (a plural form), Lucifer, major, minor, minus, par, plus, post-bellum, post-mortem, postscript, quorum, recto, verso, verbatim, Victoria

Collected by Edith E. Smith, M.A.

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