Thursday, August 14, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 14, 2014 #1


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August 14, 2014 #1






Literal translation of the Latin: Saint John Paul II, pray for us, especially our youth.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Sancte
Saint
voc. sing. masc. adj.
sanctus, sancta, santum; modifies Ioannis
Ioannis
John
voc. sing. masc. name
Ioannis, Ioannis
Paule
Paul
voc. sing. masc. name
Paulus, Pauli
II
the Second

Roman Numeral; secundus
ora
pray
sing. imper.
oro, orare, oravi, oratum
pro
for
Prep. + abl.

nobis
us
1st pers. pl. abl. pronoun
nos, nostri
adolescentibus
youth
abl. pl. masc. noun
adolescens, adolescentis
imprimis
especially

adv.
nostris
our
abl. pl. masc. adj.
noster, nostra, nostrum; modifies adolescentibus
 

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