Thursday, May 19, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - May 19, 2016

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May 19, 2016 






Literal translation of the Latin: Love and forgiveness are true and visible signs of the faith which has filled our hearts.

This is a lovely bit of Latin, arguably a better rendering than the English original.

Here's how the Latin works:


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Amor
Love
nom. sing. masc. noun
amor, amoris; subj. of sunt
et
and
conj.
venia
forgiveness
nom. sing. fem. noun
venia, veniae; subj. of sunt
sunt
are
3rd pers. sing. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
vera
true
nom. pl. neut. adj.
verus, vera, verum; modifies signa
et
and
conj.
conspicua
visible
nom. pl. neut. adj.
conspicuus, conspicua, conspicuum; modifies signa
signa
signs
nom. pl. neut. noun
signum, signi
fidei
of the faith
gen. sing. fem. noun
fides, fidei; antecedent of quae
quae
which
nom. sing. fem. rel. pronoun
qui, quae, quod; subj. of implevit
nostra
our
acc. pl. neut. adj.
noster, nostra, nostrum; modifies corda
implevit
has filled
3rd pers. sing. perf. ind. act. verb
impleo, implere, implevi, impletus
corda
hearts
acc. pl. neut. noun
cor, cordis

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