Sunday, July 17, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - July 17, 2016

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July 17, 2016 



Literal translation of the Latin: Let us be mindful of older people and of sick people who frequently remain alone in the hour of the burning Dog Star [Jul 3 - Aug 11, the Canicular Days which are usually the hottest] and meet with hardships.


Here's how the Latin works:

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Seniorum
of older (people)
gen. pl. masc. comp. adj.
senior; comp. adj. of senex, senis
memores
mindful
nom. pl. masc. adj.
memor, memoris
simus
let us be
1st pers. pl. pres. act. subj. verb
sum, esse, fui; hortatory subj.
atque
and
conj.
aegrotorum
of sick (people)
gen. pl. masc. adj.
aeger, aegra, aegrum
qui
who
nom. pl. masc. rel. pronoun
qui, quae, quod
flagrantis
of the burning
gen. sing. fem. adj.
flagrans, flagrantis
hora
(in) the hour
adj. sing. fem. noun
hora, horae
Caniculae
(of) the Dog Star
gen. sing. fem. noun
Canicula, Caniculae
pluries
frequently
adv.
solitarii
alone
nom. pl. masc. adj.
solitarius, solitaria, solitarium
manent
remain
3rd. pers. pres. act. ind. verb
maneo, manere, mansi, mansus
-que
and
enclitic conj.
aerumnis
hardships
dat. pl. fem. noun
aerumna, aerumnae
occurrunt
meet with
3rd pl. pres. act. ind. verb
occurro, occurrere, occurri, occursus
 

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