Monday, August 11, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 10, 2014 #3


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August 10, 2014 #3




Literal translation of the Latin: I prevail upon all families: be mindful, when you pray, of all those driven from their homes in Iraq.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Omnes
all
acc. pl. fem. adj.
omnis, omne; modifies familias
exoro
I prevail upon
1st pers. sing. pres. act. ind. verb
exoro, exorare, exoravi, exoratum
familias
families
acc. pl. fem. noun
familia, familiae; dor. obj. of exoro
memores
mindful
nom. pl. adj.
memor, memoris
estote
be
pl. imper.
sum, esse, fui
cum
when
conj.

oratis
you pray
2nd pers pl. pres. act. ind. verb
oro, orare, oravi, oratum
omnium
of all
gen. pl. masc. adj.
omnis, omne; modifies depulsorum
a
from
Prep. + abl.
governs domibus
domibus
homes
abl. pl. fem. noun
domus, domus
in
in
Prep. + abl.
governs Iraquia
Iraquia
Iraq
abl. sing. fem. place name
Iraquia, Iraquiae
depulsorum
(of those) driven
gen. pl. masc. past participle
depello, depellere, depuli, depulsum
 


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