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Latin Beginning Vocabulary Chart

First section of the first module:


December 4, 2019



Thanks a lot, but where are you getting all of these grammar notes? Seems like you have a lot of them! Could you provide any for French and German, maybe? Thanks so much!!


Two ways. One, if you're on the app, go to the browser version (accessible through the phone browser, e.g. Google Chrome), and click on the lightbulb on the skill drop-down menu. Two, go to the site duome.eu and click on Tips and Notes at the top, scroll down to the American flag, and then find the German and French flags in the row of flags following it.

Actually three. Go to duome.eu/(your_username_here)/progress (make sure you have the language for which you want to see Tips and Notes selected in Duolingo) and click on the little lightbulb icons next to the skill icons. This will give you a drop-down of that skill's Tips and Notes.

Best of luck! :)

Volgav vitsenanieff nivya kevach varatsach.


Just FYI (if you made the chart), you might want to include the conjugations for the verbs.


I only added the words that are given
before the first crown is earned. It is
a chart of the vocabulary given to the
absolute beginners.



Technically he did not make the chart; it's a screenshot from the Tips and Notes.

But, since you'd like a verb table:

Person Singular Plural
1st Studeo Studemus
2nd Studes Studetis
3rd Studet Student
Singular Plural
1st Dormio Dormimus
2nd Dormis Dormitis
3rd Dormit Dormiunt
Singular Plural
1st Scribo Scribimus
2nd Scribis Scribitis
3rd Scribit Scribunt

Note: Studeo, Studere is 2nd declension; Dormio, Dormire is 4th declension; Scribo, Scribere is 3rd declension.

Best of luck with Latin! :)

Volgav vitsenanieff nivya kevach varatsach.


FWIW, it is customary to mark the declensions and conjugations by

a) adding the gen. sing. ending (or the full form) and the gender femina, -ae, f., vir, -i, m., or in full pater, patris, m.

b) by listing the first person singular present indicative, then the infinitive, and then other forms learned later, namely the firs person singular perfect indicative and the singular masculine or neuter past participle

amo, amare(, amavi, amatus)
sum, esse(, fui, futurus)
scribo, scribere(, scripsi, scriptus)

We were actually learning all those four forms at school, before learning what the other two mean, but that is probably completely unnecessary.


We were actually learning all those four forms at school, before learning what the other two mean, but that is probably completely unnecessary.

It's worth learning them now! If you do not learn them when first learning the meaning of a verb, you will have to learn them later on if you want to have any facility in Latin.

FWIW, one of the few improvements to Wheelock's Latin grammar, the method probably most used in American colleges nowadays, made after the 3rd edition (which I used) has been to introduce the principal parts early rather than recommending after a dozen chapters or so that they be learned for all of the verbs theretofore presented. Speaking from experience: learning the rest of several dozen verbs' principal parts (which is what those four forms are called) all at once is a long, long, hard slog that is best avoided.


That's how I learned declensions and conjugations when I studied Latin at school too and I also agree that they still should be learned like this:

for declensions, like "rosa, rosae" so you easily know which declension it is

for verbs, like

"scribo, scribis, scripsi, scriptum, scribere"

"studeo, studes, studui, studere"

so you would easily know which conjugation it is, and if it is transitive or intransitive, because it doesn't have participle (scriptum)


Спасибо за таблицу по Латыни! Дарю 10 линготов.


Thanks for the information.

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