Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 13, 2014 #1


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August 13, 2014 #1






Literal translation of the Latin: I encourage you that you may accompany me, (as I am) setting out for Korea, by your prayers for it and the whole of Asia.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Vos
You
acc. pl. 2nd pers. pronoun
vos, vestri
cohortor
I encourage
1st pers. sing. pres. ind. deponent verb
cohortor, cohortari, cohortatum
ut
that

conj. introduces purpose clause with subjunctive verb comitemini
me
me
1st pers. sing. acc. pronoun
ego, mei; direct object of comitemini
profiscentem
setting out
acc. sing. pres. act. participle
proficiscor, proficisci, profectum; modifies me
in
into
Prep. + acc
governs Coream
Coream
Korea
acc. sing. fem. place name
Corea, Coreae
vestris
with your
abl. pl. fem. adj.
vester, vestra, vestrum; modifies orationibus
comitemini
you may accompany
2nd pers. pl. pres. subj. deponent verb
comitor, comitari, comitatum
orationibus
prayers
abl.pl. fem. noun
oratio, orationis; abl. of means or manner
pro
for
prep. + abl.
governs ea and Asia
ea
it (her)
abl. sing. fem. dem. adj..
is, ea, id
et
and

conj.
tota
the whole (of)
abl. sing. fem. adj.
totus, tota, totum; modifies Asia
Asia
Asia
abl. sing. fem. place name
Asia, Asiae
 

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