Synopsis of verbs

A. Diagram Sentences- Label each part of the sentence



Subject- S

Main Verb- V

Linking Verb- LV

Direct Object- DO

Indirect Object- IO

Prepositional Phrase- PP

Predicate Nominative- PN

Genitive possession- G

Adjective- Adj.


Indirect Object- the person or thing which something is being done to or for.


1. I shall give water to the horse.


2. Nero was crazy in Rome.


3. On the boat, Livia threw the anchor.


4. Titus built the Colosseum for the Romans.


5. The sailor shows the queen the island.


6. Pompey the Great will attack Caesar in the valley of death.


7. Decimus is the tenth man and gives money to the students.


8. The queen goes home with Tullia.


9. We shall move to Rome and see the ancient ruins.


10. Nelly waved a hand for the crowd.


11. The horse of Nero opened the door for the killer.


12. Beautiful women carry the supplies of the ship into the storeroom.


13. Mr. Miles gave a crazy assignment to his favorite class.


14. Ostia is a port near Rome.


15. You show me the money in your multi-million-dollar contract.


B. Diagram Sentence- Label each part of the Latin sentence


Subject- Nominative case

Present Verb- o, s, t, mus, tis, nt endings

Future Verb- bo, bis, bit, bimus, bitis, bunt

Linking Verb- a form of est, sunt

Direct Object- Accusative case

Indirect Object- Dative case

Prepositional Phrase- preposition +abl. or acc.

Predicate Nominative- Nom. + linking verb

Genitive possession- Genitive case

Adjective- Adjective matching case of noun

Conjunction- et, sed, quod


1. Equo aquam donabo.


2. Nauta reginae insulam monstrat.


3. Julia pecuniam familiae donabit.


4. Servi cibum ad silvam reginae portabunt.


5. Regina servis copiam bonam mandat.


6. Lucius navigat ad insulam et Lucius est sine pecunia.


7. Nauta terrae nuntiabit servis letteras.


8. Puellae agricolis equos monstrant quod equi sunt beati.


9. In Roma, Romulus spectat puellas familiarum bonarum.


10. Donabo Marco pecuniam in Romam.




Two clues to identify the Dative case:

**1) The Dative goes with the verbs- mandare, monstrare, nuntiare, donare

**2) The Dative usually goes between the Nominative and Accusative cases in a sentence.