Thursday, October 20, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - October 19, 2016

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October 19, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Holiness consists of love and christian witness given everyday and everywhere.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Sanctitas
Holiness
nom. sing. fem. noun
sanctitas, santitatis
constat
consists
3rd pers sing. pres. act. ind. verb
cōnstō, cōnstāre, cōnstitī
ex
(out) of
Prep. + Abl.
amore
love
abl. sing. masc. noun
amor, amoris
et
and
conj.
testimonio
witness
abl. sing. neut. noun
testimonium, testimonii
christiano
christian
abl. sing. neut. adj.
christianus, christiana, christianum; modifies testimonio
quotidie
everyday
adv.
et
and
conj.
ubique
everywhere
adv.
dato
given
abl. sing. neut. past. part.
do, dare, dedi, datus; modifies testimonio

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