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Latin Numbers Correspond by Gender! Latin Talk

I have never seen this in a language before. Even in Spanish, French and Italian, the only number that changes by gender is one.

Duo pueri

Duae puellae

How's everyone else going with Latin? I'm doing great! What have you learned to say?

EDIT: Only for the numbers two and three sorry

August 29, 2019



Unus, duo and tres, and the hundreds (centum, ducenti, etc.) decline by gender and case. So, 3x5 forms each. (Though not 15 different forms each.)

You can get a fuller overview here, under 'numerals': http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/bennett.html#sect78


I remember when my teacher asked us what the plural form of unus was, and we all answered uni instead of duo ...

Good times. :D

Volgav vitsenanieff nivya kevach varatsach.


When I said I've never seen meaning towards a language that I've learned. French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Greek, Japanese and Dutch are all languages I've tried, or am learning currently.

In Haitian and Afrikaans it most certainly doesn't either :D


Numbers decline in Russian, and in other Slavic languages (I suppose), in Old Norse, and some in Greek--probably in any of the Indo-European languages with more "primitive" features.

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