[quote author=Moerus link=board=3;threadid=468;start=0#3930 date=1060908275]<br />The vocative of Deus is Deus ( there is also a form Dee, but it occures very late and is very rare! De is never seen as vocative). The vocative of populus is also populus (although in ecclesiastical Latin Popule meus ...).<br /><br />I looked in al the grammers that I have here (about 20 in different languages and very good ones) and I didn' found anything about the vocative of Gnaeus. So I suppose it follows the general rule et ea de causa omnes dicere possumus 'Gnaee', cum Gnaeum vocamus. Tam facile est.<br /><br />Valete, <br /><br />Philippus Moerus.<br />[/quote]<br /><br />Ah yes, my mistake. I knew that there were two vocatives, but I wrote the wrong one. What would I do without people to correct me when I err?
flebile nescio quid queritur lyra, flebile lingua murmurat exanimis, respondent flebile ripae