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Nouns: plural forms:

(Check a recent dictionary for current optional plural spellings.)

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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