Saturday, May 14, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - May 14, 2016

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May 14, 2016 






Literal translation of the Latin: To communicate with mercy means to foster a right, free, and harmonizing closeness among the sons of God and among brothers in humanity.

Here's how the Latin works:


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Misericordia
with mercy
abl. sing. fem. noun
misericordia, misericordiae
communicare
to communicate
pres. act. infinitive
communico, communicare, communicavi, communicatus
significat
means
3rd pers. pres. act. ind. verb
significo, significare, significavi, significatus
rectam
right
acc. sing. fem. adj.
rectus, recta, rectum
liberam
free
acc. sing. fem. adj.
liber, libera liberum
consentientem
harmonizing
acc. sing. fem. pres. act. part.
cōnsentiō, cōnsentīre, cōnsēnsī, cōnsēnsus
-que
and
enclitic conjunction
propinquitatem
closeness
acc. sing. fem. noun
propinquitas, propinquitatis
inter
among
prep. + acc.
Dei
of God
gen. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei
filios
the sons
acc. pl. masc. noun
filius, filii
et
and
conjunction
inter
among
Prep. + acc.
fratres
brothers
acc. pl. masc. noun
frater, fratris
in
in
prep. + abl.
humanitate
humanity
abl. sing. fem. noun
humanitas, humantatis
fovere
to foster
pres. act. infinitive
foveō, fovēre, fōvī, fōtus

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