Friday, September 2, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - September 2, 2016

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September 2, 2016




Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Love means to become a neighbor to the excluded people with whom we meet everyday.


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

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Caritas
Love
nom. sing. fem. noun
caritas, caritatis
significat
means
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind. verb
significo, significare, significavi, significatus; introduces indirect statement construction
vicinum
neighbor
acc. sing. masc. noun
vicinus, vicini
fieri
to become
inf. of irreg. verb
fīō, fierī, factus sum
hominibus
to people
dat. pl. com. noun.
homo, hominis
exclusis
excluded
dat. pl. com. past. part.
exclūdō, exclūdere, exclūsī, exclūsus
quibuscum
with whom
abl. pl. rel. pronoun
qui, quae, quod + Prep. cum
quotidie
everyday
adv.
congredimur
we meet
1st pers. pl. pres. dep. ind. verb
congredior, congredī, congressus sum
 

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