Sunday, January 29, 2017

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - January 29, 2017

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January 29, 2017



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Lord, God of peace, hear our prayers and bring peace in the Holy Land. Peace (Hebrew), peace (Arabic), peace (Latin)!

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Domine
Lord
voc. sing. masc. noun
Dominus, Domini
Deus
God
nom. sing. masc. noun
Deus, Dei
pacis
of peace
gen. sing. fem. noun
pax, pacis
nostras
our
acc. pl. fem. poss. adj.
noster, nostra, nostrum
audi
hear
sing. imper. verb
audio, audire, audivi, auditus
preces
prayers
acc. pl. fem. noun
prex, precis
et
and
conj.
in
in
Prep. + Abl.
Terra
the Land
abl. sing. fem. noun
terra, terrae
Sancta
Holy
abl. sing. fem. adj.
sanctus, sancta, sanctum
fer
bring
sing. imper. verb
fero, ferre, tuli, latus
pacem
peace
acc. sing. fem. noun
pax, pacis
Shalom
Peace
Hebrew word for peace: שָׁלוֹם
salaam
peace
Arabic word for peace: سلام
pax!
peace!
Latin word for peace.

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