Sunday, September 18, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - September 18, 2016

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September 18, 2016




Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Christians perform the service of making the Gospel known further.

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

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
 Christiani
Christians
nom. pl. masc adj.
Christianus, Christiana, Christianum; adj. used as substantive
munere
the service
abl. sing.neut. noun
munus, muneris; object of funguntur
funguntur
perform
3rd pers. pl. pres. ind. dep. verb
fungor, fungī, fūnctus sum
Evangelium
the Gospel
acc. sing. neut. noun
Evangelium, Evangelii
porro
further
adv.
testandi
of making known
gen. sing. neut. genrund
testor, testārī, testātus sum
 

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