Don't know if this is the correct forum to be asking this question. In my research I'm frequently seeing the last vowel of the name changing on the documents within a single family and was wondering if there was any reason for this. For instance, the father's name is Bruni and you then see his daughter's name is written as Bruno.
gennattasio wrote:Sorry, I didn't specify that I meant the last name. Someone told me that in Latin the i ending means belonging to. Can anyone confirm this?
That's correct. In Latin there were five major cases with different endings:
The Genitive case shows possession and "i" is the singular masculine genitive ending for second declension nouns. For example:
amici--of the friend or the friend's
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