Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - September 7, 2016

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September 7, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: As many times as we repent, he has mercy the same number of times.


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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Quotiens
As many times as

adv.
paenitemur
we repent
1st pers. pl. pres. ind. dep. verb
paeniteor, paeniteri (ecclesiastical)
totiens
the same number of times

adv.
miseretur
he has mercy

miseror, miserārī, miserātus sum
 

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