Thursday, August 14, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 13, 2014 #3


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August 13, 2014 #3




Literal translation of the Latin: May God bless Korea, especially its old and young people.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Deus
God
nom. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei; subj. of benedicat
benedicat
may (he) bless
3rd pers sing pres. act. subj. verb
benedico, benedicere, benedixi, benedictum
Coream
Korea
acc. sing. fem. place name
Corea, Coreae; dir. obj. of benedicat
praesertim
especially

adv.
senes
old people
nom. pl. masc. noun
senex, senis; dir. obj. of benedicat
iuvenes
young people
nom. pl. masc. noun
iuvenis, iuvenis; dir. obj. of benedicat
-que
and

enclitic
eius
its
gen. sing. fem. dem. adj.
is, ea, id
 

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