Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - June 14, 2017

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June 14, 2017



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Prayers and also penitence in fact are necessary in order that the grace of conversion may be obtained and also likewise the so many wars in the world may be extinguished.

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



Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Preces
Prayers
nom. pl. fem. noun
prex, precis
ac
and also
conj.
paenitentia
penitence
nom. sing. fem. noun
paenitentia, paenitentiae
prorsus
in fact
adv.
opus
necessary
opus, indeclinable
sunt
are
3rd pers. pl. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
ut
in order that
conj.
gratia
the grace
nom. sing. fem. noun
gratia, gratiae
obtineatur
may be obtained
3rd pers. sing. pres. subj. pass. verb
obtineō, obtinēre, obtinuī, obtentus
conversionis
of conversion
gen. sing. fem. noun
conversio, conversionis
ac
and also
conj.
tot
so many
adj.
indeclinable
item
likewise
adv.
in
in
Prep+Abl.
terrarum
of the lands
gen. pl. fem. noun
terra, terrae
orbe
the globe
abl. sing. masc. noun
orbis, orbis
bella
wars
nom. pl. neut. noun
bellum, belli
restinguantur
may be extinguished
3rd pers. pl. pres. pass. subj. verb
restinguō, restinguere, restinxī, restinctus

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