Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - October 18, 2016

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October 18, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Help us, Lord! Give peace to us!  Guide us to peace! Mary, our Mother, pray for us!

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Adiuva
Help
sing. imper. verb
adiuvō, adiuvāre, adiūvī, adiūtus 
nos
us
acc. pl. pronoun
nos, nostri
Domine
O Lord
voc. sing. masc. noun
Dominus, Domini
Da
Give
sing. imper. verb
do, dare, dedi, datus
nobis
to us
dat. pl. pronoun
nos, nostri
pacem
peace
acc. sing. fem. noun
pax, pacis
Dirige
Guide
sing. imper. verb
dīrigō, dīrigere, dīrēxī, dīrēctus
nos
us
acc. pl. pronoun
nos, nostri
ad
to
Prep. + Acc.
pacem
peace
acc. sing. fem. noun
pax, pacis
Maria
Mary
voc. sing. fem. name
Maria, Mariae
Mater
Mother
nom. sing. fem. noun
Mater, Matris
nostra
our
nom. sing. fem. poss. adj.
noster, nostra, nostrum; modifies mater
ora
pray
sing. imper. verb
oro, orare, oravi, oratus
pro
for
Prep. + Abl.
nobis
us
abl. pl. pronoun
nos, nostri

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