Thursday, June 15, 2017

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - June 15, 2017

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June 15, 2017



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: The existence of each and every one of us is joined with (that) of others. Life is not the passage of time, but a time of meeting (others).

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


Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Uniuscuiusque
of each and every one
gen. sing. adj.
unusquisque
nostrum
of us
gen. pl. pronoun
nos, nostri
exsistentia
the existence
nom. sing. fem. noun
exsistentia, exsistentiae
cum
with (that of)

Prep.+Abl.
aliorum
of others
gen. pl. masc. adj.
alius, alia, aliud
nectitur
is joined
3rd pers. sing. pres. pass. ind. verb
nectō, nectere, nēxuī, nexus
vita
life
nom. sing. fem. noun
vita, vitae
non
not

adv.
est
is
3rd pers. sing. pres. ind. verb
sum, esse, fui
temporis
of time
gen. sing. neut. noun
tempus, temporis
traductio
the passage
nom. sing. fem. noun
traductio, traductionis
sed
but

conj.
tempus
a time
nom. sing. neut. noun
tempus, temporis
occursus
of meeting
gen. sing. masc. noun
occursus, occursūs
 

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