Sunday, May 15, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - May 15, 2016

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May 15, 2016 








Literal translation of the Latin: Come, Holy Spirit! Free us from timidity and pour out upon us the joy of proclaiming the Gospel.

Here's how the Latin works:


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Veni
Come
sing. imper. verb
venio, venire, veni, ventus
Spiritus
Spirit
voc. sing. masc. noun
Spiritus, Spiritus
Sancte
Holy
voc. sing. masc. adj.
sanctus, sancta, sanctum
Libera
Free
sing. imper. verb
libero, liberare liberavi, liberatus
nos
us
acc. pl. pronoun
nos, nostrum
a
from
Prep. + abl.
timiditate
timidity
abl. sing. fem. noun
timiditas, timiditatis
ac
and
conjunction
infunde
pour out (upon)
īnfundō, īnfundere, īnfūdī, īnfūsus
nobis
us
dat. pl. pronoun
nos, nostrum 
gaudium
the joy
acc. sing. neut. noun
gaudium, gaudii
Evangelii
(of) the Gospel
gen. sing. neut. noun
Evangelium, Evangelii (obj. of gerund which has taken on the case of the gerun)
nuntiandi
of proclaiming
gen. sing. neut. gerund
nuntio, nuntiare, nuntiavi, nuntiatus

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