Thursday, December 11, 2014

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - December 11, 2014


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December 11, 2014




Literal translation of the Latin: Ecology is indeed of the greatest importance and gravity for the survival of people and it presents moral consequences for all people.

Here's how the Latin works:

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
res
[matter]
nom. sing. fem. noun
res, rei
oecologica
[ecological] Ecology
nom. sing. fem. adj.
oecologicus, oecologica, oecologicum
quidem
indeed

 adv.
maximi
of the greatest
gen. sing. neut. adj.
maximus, maxima, maximum
momenti
importance
gen. sing. neut. noun
momentum, momenti
est
is
3rd. pers. sing. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
et
and

conj.
ponderis
[of] gravity
gen. sing. neut. noun
pondus, ponderis
ad
for

Prep. + acc.; governs supervivendos
homines
[of] people
acc. pl. com. noun
homo, hominis; in agreement with gerund
supervivendos
survival
acc. pl. masc. gerund
supervīvō, supervīvere, supervīxī; acc. following prep. ad
atque
and

conj.
exhibet
presents
 3rd pers. pres. act. ind. verb
exhibeō, exhibēre, exhibuī, exhibitus
omnibus
for all
dat. pl. com. adj.
omnis, omne
hominibus
[for] people
dat. pl. com. noun
homo, hominis
consecutiones
consequences
acc. pl. fem. noun
consecution, consecutionis; dir. obj. of exhibet
morales
moral
acc. pl. fem. adj.
moralis, morale

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