Friday, November 18, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - November 18, 2016

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November 18, 2016

Here's a literal translation of the Latin: If you want (your) heart to be filled with (of) love, be merciful!.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Si
If
conj.
cor
a heart
acc. sing. neut. noun
cor, cordis
vultis
you want
2rd pers. pl. pres. ind. verb
volo, velle, volui
amore
of (with) love
abl. sing. masc. noun
amor amoris
repleri
to be filled
pres. pass. inf.
repleō, replēre, replēvī, replētus
estote
be
pl. imper.
sum, esse, fui
misericordes
merciful
nom. pl. masc. adj.
misericors, misericordis

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