Thursday, January 26, 2017

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - January 26, 2017

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January 26, 2017


Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Hope accomplishes that new life may be born, just as a seed, having been released, is brought to life by the earth.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Efficit
accomplishes
3rd pers. pres. act. ind. verb
efficiō, efficere, effēcī, effectus
spes
hope
nom. sing. fem. noun
spes, spei
ut
that
conj.
nova
a new
nom. sing. fem. adj.
novus, nova, novum
vita
life
nom. sing. fem. noun
vita, vitae
nascatur
may be born
3rd pers. sing. pres. ind. sub. dep. verb
nāscor, nāscī, nātus sum
sicut
just as
conj
semen
a seed
nom. sing. neut. noun
semen, seminis
terra
by the earth
abl. sing. fem. noun
terra, terrae
exceptum
having been released
acc. sing. neut. past part.
excipiō, excipere, excēpī, exceptus
vivescitur
is brought to life
3rd pers. sing. pres. pass. ind. verb
vīvescō, vīvescere, vixī

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