Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

From noster +‎ -ās (gentilic suffix).

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

The stress fell on the final syllable—an exception to the usual Latin stress rule—as a result of the contraction from -ātis.

Adjective edit

nostrās (genitive nostrātis); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. of us, of our country, our native
Declension edit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative nostrās nostrātēs nostrātia
Genitive nostrātis nostrātium
Dative nostrātī nostrātibus
Accusative nostrātem nostrās nostrātēs nostrātia
Ablative nostrātī nostrātibus
Vocative nostrās nostrātēs nostrātia
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit


  1. accusative feminine plural of noster

References edit

  • nostras”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nostras”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nostras in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette