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The second declension is a large group of nouns consisting of mostly masculine nouns like equus, equī ('horse') and puer, puerī ('boy') and neuter nouns like castellum, castellī ('fort').There are several small groups of feminine exceptions, including names of gemstones, plants, trees, and some towns and cities.Latin declension is the patterns according to which Latin words are declined, or have their endings altered to show grammatical case and gender.Nouns, pronouns, and adjectives are declined (verbs are conjugated), and a given pattern is called a declension.These forms in -ī are stressed on the same syllable as the nominative singular, sometimes in violation of the usual Latin stress rule.For example, the genitive and vocative singular Vergilī (from Vergilius) is pronounced In the older language, nouns ending with -vus, -quus and -vum take o rather than u in the nominative and accusative singular.

Some masculine nouns of the second declension end in -er or -ir in the nominative singular.

There are five declensions, which are numbered and grouped by ending and grammatical gender.