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Collatinus-web will decline and conjugate any word for you with macrons and breves. Just enter a word in the second entry field and press Submit: But note that Collatinus will recognise inflected forms, so it may find several words for a form you entered. This is in fact the case for vates, where it also lists the alternative form vatis (nom. sing.) which ...


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The basic problem is that in many instances the length of the vowels is not actually known, for example in words that do not occur in poetry, or vowels in closed syllables (hidden quantity). Your best bet is to use established print dictionaries like Lewis/Short, Gaffiot or Georges and avoid automated conjugation tables like Wiktionary or online-latin-...


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You asked:"Is there a modern descriptive Latin grammar? You explained: There is a lot of Latin grammars out there, but here I am looking for a specific kind: a descriptive modern Latin grammar. By modern Latin I mean the Latin of our own era. I would like it to be as recent as possible — not in terms of publication date, but in terms of the language ...


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