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Learning Latin with Pope Francis - June 26, 2014


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June 26, 2014




Literal translation of the Latin: Nothing without the family is useful toward the continual growth of the person and of the world.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Nihil
Nothing
nom. sing. neut. noun
sine
without
Prep. +_ abl.
governs familia
familia
the family
abl. sing. fem. noun

ad
toward
Prep. + acc.
governs incrementum
hominis
of the person
gen. sing. masc. noun
homo, hominis
mundi
of the world
gen. sing. masc. noun
mundus, mundi
-que
and


incrementum
growth
acc. sing. neut. noun
incrementum, incrementi
continenter
continuously

adv.
proficit
is useful
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind.
proficio, proficere, profeci, profectum
 

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