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Learning Latin with Pope Francis - July 24, 2014


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July 24, 2014




Literal translation of the Latin: Whoever is affected by slavery of riches, or of pride, or of power, will not at all be happy.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Quisquis
Whoever
nom. sing. masc. pron
quisquis, quidquid; subj. of erit
servitute
by slavery
abl. sing. fem.

divitiarum
of riches
gen. pl. fem. noun
divitia, divitiae (usually pl.)
vel
or
conj.

superbiae
of pride
gen. sing. fem. noun
superbia, superbiae
vel
or
conj.

dominationis
of power
gen. sing. fem. noun
dominatio, dominationis
erit
will be
3rd pers. sing. fut. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
adfectus
affected
nom. sing. masc. adj.
adfectus, adfecta, adfectum
haud
not at all
adv.

erit
will be
3rd pers. sing. fut. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
beatus
happy
nom. sing. masc. adj.
beatus, beata, beatum; subj. of erit
 

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