Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - August 31, 2016

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August 31, 2016





Here's a video version with (ecclesiastical) pronunciation:







Here's a literal translation of the Latin: To serve the needy with love and kindness makes us more human.


And here's how the grammar of this Latin tweet works:

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Egentibus
the needy
dat. pl. com. adj.
Adjective derived from pres. act. part. of the verb egeō, egēre, eguī
servire
to serve
pres. act. inf.
serviō, servīre, servīvī, servītus; takes dat. obj. egentibus
cum
with
Prep.+Abl.; modifies amore and benevolentia
amore
love
abl. sing. masc. noun
amor, amoris
et
and
conj.
benevolentia
kindness
abl. sing. fem. noun
benevolentia, benevolentiae
humaniores
more human
acc. pl. com. compar. adj.
humanior, humanioris is the comparative adj. from humanus, humana, humanum
nos
us
acc. pl. pronoun
nos, nostri
facit
makes
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind. verb
facio, facere, feci, factus
 

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