Thursday, October 13, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - October 13, 2016

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October 13, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: When we bring help to the weak and the infirm, we fulfill the Gospel.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
 Cum
When
conj.
debilibus
to the weak
dat. pl. masc. adj.
dēbilis, dēbile; adj. used substantively
et
and
conj.
invalidis
to the infirm
dat. pl. masc. adj.
invalidus, invalida, invalidum; adj. used substantively
ferimus
we bring
1st pers. pl. pres. act. ind. verb
ferō, ferre, tulī, lātus
auxilium
help
acc. sing. neut. noun
auxilium, auxilii; object of ferimus
Evangelium
the Gospel
acc. sing. neut. noun
Evangelium, Evangelii; object of implemus
implemus
we fulfill
1st pers. pl. pres. act. ind. verb
impleō, implēre, implēvī, implētus
#migrantes
#migrants

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