Sunday, September 11, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - September 11, 2016

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September 11, 2016




Here's a literal translation of the Latin: The Word of God renews an arid heart.


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

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Verbum
The Word
nom. sing. neut. noun
verbum, verbi; subject of verb renovat
Dei
of God
gen. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei
renovat
renews
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind. verb
renovo, renovare, renovavi, renovatus
cor
a heart
acc. sing. neut. noun
cor, cordis; direct object of renovat
aridum
arid
acc. sing. neut. adj.
aridus, arida, aridum; modifies cor
 

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