Thursday, November 10, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - November 10, 2016

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November 10, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Let us not dispatch (that which is) beautiful. Indeed a person needs beauty.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Ne
Not
conj.
praemittamus
let us send forward/ dispatch
1st pers. pl. pres act. subj. verb
praemittō, praemittere, praemīsī, praemissus
pulchrum
(that which is) beautiful
acc. sing. neut. adj.
pulcher, pulchra, pulchrum
Indiget
Needs
indigeō, indigēre, indiguī,
quidem
indeed
adv.
homo
a person
nom. sing. com. noun
homo, hominis
pulchritudinis
beauty
gen. sing. fem. noun
pulchritudo, pulchritudinis; gen obj of indiget

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