Saturday, November 19, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - November 19, 2016

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November 19, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: The Mercy of God toward us is connected with our mercy toward (our) neighbor.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Misericordia
The Mercy
nom. sing. fem. noun
misericordia, misericordiae
Dei
of God
gen. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei
erga
toward
Prep. + Acc.
nos
us
acc. pl. pronoun
nos, nostri
cum
with
Prep. + Abl.
nostra
our
abl. sing. fem. poss. adj.
noster, nostra, nostrum; modifies misericordia
misericordia
mercy
abl. sing. fem. noun
misericordia, misericordiae
erga
toward
Prep. + Acc.
proximum
(our) neighbor
acc. sing. adj.
proximus, proxima, proximum; used as substantive
nectitur
is connected
3rd pers. sing. pres. pass. ind. verb
nectō, nectere, nēxuī, nexus

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