Superlatives. There are three ways to form the superlative. Most adjectives use the following superlative form: 1. find the base inimicus , inimica , inimicum inimic --- (drop the –a or -is to get the base) 2. add - issim - to the base of the adjective inimicissim ---
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inimicus, inimica, inimicum
inimic--- (drop the –a or -is to get the base)
She is a very irritating girl
molestus, molesta, molestum drop the a
add the issim---
Make the ending agree with puella
I was fighting with a very strong soldier.
Cum fortissimo militepugnabam
fortis, forte get the base by dropping the –is
add -issim- fortissim-
make the ending agree with milite
1st and 2nd
The noun it modifies.
canis, canis; amicus, amica, amicum
molestus, molesta, molestum; femina, feminae
laetus, laeta, laetum; dies, diei (this noun is masc.)
I am as happy as possible
Words like acer, acris; miser, misera, miserum
Adjectives ending in –er
Six Special Words