Friday, December 30, 2016

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - December 30, 2016

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December 30, 2016



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Holy Family of Nazareth, make that we may all recognize the sacred nature of the family, its beauty in the plan of God.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Sancta
Holy
voc. sing. fem. adj.
sanctus, sancta, sanctum
Familia
Family
voc, sing. fem,. noun
familia, familiae
Nazareth
of Nazareth
gen. sing. place name
Nazareth (indeclinable)
fac
make
sing. imper.
faciō, facere, fēcī, factus
ut
that
conj.
omnes
all
nom. pl. com. adj.
omnis, omne
sacram
sacred / holy
acc. sing. fem. adju.
sanctus, sancta, sanctum; modifies naturam
familiae
of the family
gen. sing. fem. noun
familia, familiae
naturam
nature
acc. sing. fem. noun
natura, naturae
agnoscamus
we may recognize
1st pers. pl. pres. act. subj. verb
āgnōscō, āgnōscere, āgnōvī, āgnitus
eius
its
gen. sing. dem. adj.
is, ea, id
in
in
Prep. + Abl.
Dei
of God
gen. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei
consilio
plan
abl. sing. neut. noun
consilium, consilii
pulchritudinem
beauty
acc. sing. fem. noun
pulchritudo, pulchritudinis

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