Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - November 9, 2016

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November 9, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: It is necessary that the mercy of God may shine in our world through dialogue, through mutual acceptance and harmonious fraternal effort.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Oportet
It is necessary
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. ind. impers. verb
oportet, oportēre, oportuit
ut
that
conj.
misericordia
the Mercy
nom. sing. fem. noun
misericordia, misericordiae
Dei
of God
gen. sing. masc noun
Deus, Dei
nostro
(in) our
abl. sing. masc. adj.
noster, nostra; nostrum; modifies mundo
in
in
Prep. + Abl.
mundo
world
abl. sing. masc. noun
mundus, mundi
per
through
Prep. + Acc.
dialogum
dialogue
acc. sing. masc. noun
dialogus, dialogi
splendeat
may shine
3rd pers. sing. pres. act. subj. verb
splendeō, splendēre
per
through
Prep. + Acc.
mutuam
mutual
acc. sing. fem. adj.
mutuus, mutua, mutuum
acceptionem
acceptance
acc. sing. fem. noun
acceptio, acceptionis
et
and
conj.
consociatam
harmonious
acc. sing. fem. adj.
cōnsociātus, cōnsociāta, cōnsociātum
fraternam
fraternal
acc. sing. fem. adj.
fraternus, fraterna, fraternum
operam
effort
acc. sing. fem. noun
opera, operae

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