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Learning Latin with Pope Francis - July 22, 2014


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July 22, 2014





Literal translation of the Latin: The highest danger of today's world (is) individualistic sorrow from the heart abounding from greed.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Summum
the highest
nom. sing. neut. adj.
summus, summa, summum; modifies periculum
periculum
danger
nom. sing. neut. noun
periculum, periculi
mundi
of the world
gen. sing. masc. noun
mundus, mundi
hodierni
(of) today
gen. sing. masc. adj.
hodiernus, hodierna, hodiernum; modifies mundi
maestitia
sorrow
nom. sing. fem. noun
maestitia maestitiae
individualistica
individualistic
nom. sing. fem. adj.
individualisticus, individualistica, individualisticum; modifies maestitia
e
out of
Prep. + abl.

corde
the heart
abl. sing. neut. noun
cor, cordis
scatens
abounding
nom. sing. masc. adj.
scantens, scatenstis
avaro
with greed
abl. sing. masc. noun
avarus, avari
 

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