Saturday, August 27, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 27, 2016

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August 27, 2016



Here's a video version with (ecclesiastical) pronunciation:


video



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: May a very strong breeze of holiness blow through the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy in all nations of America.


And here's how the grammar of this Latin tweet works:

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Impetuosus
very strong; violent
nom. sing. masc. adj.
impetuosus, impetuosa, impetuosum
spiritus
breeze
nom. sing. masc. noun
spīritus, spīritūs
sanctitatis
of holiness
gen. sing. fem. noun
sanctitas, sanctitatis
perflet
may (it) blow through
3rd pers. sing. prs. act. subj. verb
perflō, perflāre, perflāvī, perflātus
Iubilaeum
the Jubilee
acc. sing. masc. noun
jūbilaeus, jūbilaeī
Extraordinarium
Extraordinary
acc. sing. masc. adj.
extraordinarius, extraordinaria, extraordinarium
Misericordiae
of Mercy
gen. sing. fem. noun
misericordia, misericordiae
omnibus
(in) all
abl. pl. fem adj.
omnis, omne
in
in
Prep.+Abl.; modifies nationibus
Americae
of America
gen. sing. fem. noun
America, Americae
nationibus
(in) nations
abl. pl. fem. noun
natio, nationis
 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 26, 2016

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August 26, 2016



Here's a video version with (ecclesiastical) pronunciation:


video


Here's a literal translation of the Latin: If only we offer solace to the suffering, we will make the world better.


And here's how the grammar of this Latin tweet works:



Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Siquidem
in only, inasmuch as

conj.
solatium
solace
acc. sing. neut. noun
solatium, solatii
praebemus
we offer
1st per. pl. pres. act. ind. verb
praebeō, praebēre, praebuī, praebitus
dolentibus
to the suffering
dat. pl. com. pres. act. part.
doleō, dolēre, doluī, dolitus
mundum
the world
acc. sing. masc. noun
mundus, mundi
reddemus
we will make
1st pers. pl. fut. act. ind. verb
reddō, reddere, reddidī, redditus
meliorem
better
acc. sing. masc. comp. adj.
melior, melius; comparative of bonus

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 23, 2016

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August 23, 2016



Here's a video version with (ecclesiastical) pronunciation:

video


Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Trafficking of humans and of body parts, labors having been forced, and certainly prostitution: All these are elements of servitude of the present age.


And here's how the grammar of this Latin tweet works:

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Commercium
commerce; trafficking
nom. sing. neut. noun
commercium, commercii
hominum
of people
gen. pl. com. noun
homo, hominis
et
and
conj.
membrorum
of body parts
gen. pl. neut. noun
membrum, membri
labores
labors
nom. pl. masc. noun
labor, laboris
coacti
having been forced
nom. pl. masc. past. part.
cōgō, cōgere, coēgī, coāctus; modies labores
necnon
and certainly
conj.
prostitutio
prostitution
nom. sing. fem. noun
prostitutio, prostitutionis
omnia
all
nom. pl. neut. adj.
omnis, omne; modifies instituta
haec
these
nom. pl. neut. dem. adj.
hic, haec, hoc; modifies instituta
sunt
are
3rd pers. pl. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
servitudinis
of servitude
gen. sing. fem. noun
servitudo, servitudinis
instituta
elements
nom. pl. neut. noun
institutum, instituti
praesentis
of the present
gen. sing. fem. adj.
praesens, praesentis
aetatis
age
gen. sing. fem. noun
aetas, aetatis
 

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