Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - October 25, 2016

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October 25, 2016


Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Today beyond doubt we have the necessity that politics and economics without delay be of service to life.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Hodie
Today
adv
procul
beyond
adv.
dubio
doubt
abl. sing. neut. adj.
dubius, dubia, dubium; used as substantive
necesse
necessity
indeclin. adj.
necesse, used as substantive
habemus
we have
1st pers. pl. pres. act. ind. verb
habeo, habere, habui
ut
that
conj.
res
matter
nom. sing. fem. noun
res, rei
politica
political
nom. sing. fem. adj.
politicus, politica, politicum; modifies res.
et
and
conj.
oeconomia
economic
nom. sing. fem. adj.
oeconomius, oeconomia, oeconomium; modifies res
vitae
(to) life
dat. sing. fem. noun
vita, vitae; obj. of inserviant
sine
without
Prep. + Abl.
cunctatione
delay
abl. sing. fem. noun
cunctātiō, cunctātiōnis
inserviant
may be of service to
3rd pers. pl. pres. act. subj. verb
īnserviō, īnservīre, īnservīvī, īnservitus

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