Friday, September 30, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - September 29, 2016

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September 29, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: The Lord gave the duty of the safeguarding of people to Archangels..

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

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Hominum
of people
gen. pl. com. noun
homo, hominis
tutelae
of the safeguarding
gen. sing. fem. noun
tūtēla, tūtēlae
officium
the duty
acc. sing. neut. noun
officium, officii
dedit
gave
3rd pers. sing. perf. act. ind. verb
do, dare, dedi, datus
Dominus
the Lord
nom. sing. masc. noun
Dominus, Domini
Archangelis
to Archangels
dat. pl. masc. noun
Archangelus, Archangeli
 

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