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Learning Latin with Pope Francis - May 19, 2014


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May 19, 2014


 
Literal translation of the Latin: (He) who attentively hears the Word of God and truly prays (to) the Lord, constantly asks Him, "What do you want me to do?"


Here's how the Latin works.

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Qui
(He) who
nom. sing. masc. relative
qui, quae, quod
Verbum
the Word
acc. sing. neut. noun
verbum, verbi; object of auscultat
Dei
of God
gen. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei
attente
attentively
adv.

auscultat
hears
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind.
ausculto, auscultare, auscultavi, auscultatum
Dominum
(to) the Lord
acc. sing. masc. noun
Dominus, Domini; object of orat
-que
and
enclitic

reapse
really
adv.

orat
asks/prays
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind.
oro, orare, oravi, oratum
continenter
constantly
adv.

Eum
Him
acc. sing. masc.
is, ea, id; object of rogat
quid
what
acc. sing. neut.
quis, quid
vis
(do) you want
2nd pers. sing. pres. act. ind.
volo, velle, volui
me
me
acc. sing.
ego,. mei
facere
to do
pres. act. inf.
facio, facere, feci, factum

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