What is a paradigm?
= lists the 5 cases in correct order in the singular and plural for a noun of a given
(the 5 cases= nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, ablative)
What does “to decline” mean?
= to give the paradigm for a noun of a given declension
nouns have = declensions
verbs have = conjugations
the vocative case
O Marce= Hey Marcus!
the locative case
= shows location
shows place names (city, country names)
eg. Marcus laborat Romae (Marcus works in Rome)