Thursday, October 27, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - October 27, 2016

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October 27, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: The logic of charity is to lose everything in order that we may attain unity and love.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Ratio
The logic
nom. sing. fem. noun
ratio, rationis
caritatis
of charity
gen. sing. fem. noun
caritas, caritatis
est
is
3rd pers. sing. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
omnia
everything
acc. pl. neut. adj.
omnis, omne; object of amittere
amittere
to lose
pres. act. inf.
āmittō, āmittere, āmīsī, āmissus
ut
in order that
conj.
adipiscamur
we may attain
1st pers. pl. pres. dep. subj. verb
adipīscor, adipīscī, adeptus sum
unitatem
unity
acc. sing. fem. noun
unitas, unitatis
et
and
conj.
amorem
love
acc. sing. masc. noun
amor, amoris

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