Thursday, September 4, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - September 4, 2014


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September 4, 2014






Literal translation of the Latin: We bring forth a true Christian witness if it is pure and in agreement with the Gospel.

Here's how the Latin works.


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Verum
A True
acc. sing. neut. adj.
verus, vera, verum; modifies testimonium
perhibemus
we bring forth
1st pers. pl. pres. act. ind. verb
perhibeo, perhibere, perhibui, perhitum
testimonium
witness
acc. sing. neut. noun
testimonium, testimonii; dir. obj. of perhibemus
christianum
Christian
acc. sing. neut. adj.
christianus, christiana, christianum; modifies testimonium
si
if

conj.
id
it
nom. sing. neut. dem. adj.
is, ea, id
purum
pure
nom. sing. neut. adj.
purus, pura, purum
ac
and

conj.
Evangelio
with (to) the Gospel
dat. sing. neut. noun
evangelium, evangelii
est
is
3rd pers. sing. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
concors
in agreement
nom. sing. neut. adj.
concors, concordis
 

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