Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - June 8, 2017

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June 8, 2017



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Humility and also kindness are virtues, not of the weak, but of the strong.

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Humilitas
Humility
nom. sing. fem. noun
humilitas, humilitatis
ac
and also
conj.
benignitas
kindness
nom. sing. fem. noun
benignitas, benignitatis
non
not
adv.
debilium
of the weak
gen. pl. masc. adj.
dēbilis, dēbile; used as substantive
sed
but
conj.
fortium
of the strong
gen. pl. masc. adj.
fortis, forte; used as substantive
sunt
are
3rd pers. pl. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
virtutes
virtues
nom. pl. fem. noun
virtūs, virtūtis

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