Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 10, 2016

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August 10, 2016 


Literal translation of the Latin: Human society, however much it is composed of diverse peoples, should foster reverence toward one another.


Here's how the Latin works:

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Societas
Society
nom. sing. fem. noun
societas, societatis
humana
human
nom. sing. fem. adj.
humanus, humana, humanum
quamvis
however much
conj.
diversas
diverse
acc. pl. fem. adj.
diversus, diversa, diversum
gentes
peoples
acc. pl. fem. noun
gens, gentis
complexa
composed of
complector, complectī, complexus sum
reverentiam
reverence
acc. sing. fem. noun
reverentia, reverentiae
ad
to(ward)
prep. + acc.
invicem
one another
adv.
debet
should
3rd. pers. sing. pres. act. ind. verb
dēbeō, dēbēre, dēbuī, dēbitus
fovere
foster
pres. act. infinitive
foveō, fovēre, fōvī, fōtus
 

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