Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 13, 2014 #2


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August 13, 2014 #2






Literal translation of the Latin: I give thanks to all who are magnanimously giving help to our sisters and brothers in Iraq.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Gratias
Thanks
acc. pl. fem. noun
gratia, gratiae; dir. obj. of ago
ago
I give
1st pers. sing. pres. act. ind. verb
ago, agere, egi, actum
omnibus
to all
dat. pl. masc. adj.
omnis, omne
qui
who
nom. pl. masc. rel. pronoun
qui, quae, quod; subj. of auxiliantur
nostris
to our
dat. pl. fem. and masc. adj.
noster, nostra, nostrum; modifies sororibus and fratribus
sororibus
sisters
dat. pl. fem. noun
soror, sororis
et
and

conj.
fratribus
brothers
dat. pl. masc. noun
frater, fratris
in
in
Prep. + abl.
governs Iraquia
Iraquia
Iraq
abl. sing. fem. place name
Iraquia, Iraquiae
magnanimiter
magnanimously

adv.
auxiliantur
are giving help (to)
3rd pers. pl. pres. ind. deponent verb
auxilior, auxiliari, auxiliatum
 

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