SIXTH DECLENSION

To the sixth declension belongs feminine nouns which ends with -s in singular nominative.

For nouns of sixth declension the consonants preceding case ending is to be palatalised in plural genitive:

Consonant(s) before ending  Palatalised to 
 
 
 
 
vj 
 
sn   
kst 

The case endings for fifth declension nouns are given in following table ( diminutives has no ending in singular vocative ):

  Nom.  Gen.   Dat.   Acc.  Instr.  Loc.  Voc. 
sing.  -s   -s  -ij  -i  -i  -s 
plur.  -is  -u  -m  -is   -m  -s  -is 

Example

Nominative  gov-s  gov-is 
Genitive  gov-s  govj-u 
Dative  gov-ij  gov-m 
Accusative  gov-i  gov-is 
Instrumental  gov-i  gov-m 
Locative  gov-  gov-s 
Vocative  gov-s  gov-is 

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