Monday, September 4, 2017

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - September 4, 2017

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September 4, 2017


Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Jesus is present in so many of our brothers and sisters who today suffer like He Himself.

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

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Iesus
Jesus
nom. sing. masc. name
Iesus, Iesu
adest
is present
3rd pers. sing. pres. ind. verb
adsum, adesse, adfui
in
in
Prep. + Abl.
tot
so many
indeclinable adj.
nostris
(of) our
abl. pl. masc. poss. adj.
noster, nostra, nostrum
fratribus
brothers
abl. pl. masc. noun
frater, fratris
sororibusque
and sisters
abl. pl. fem. noun
soror, sororis; enclitic conj.
qui
who
nom. pl. masc. rel. pronoun
qui, quae, quod
hodie
today
adv.
sicut
like
adv.
Ipse
He Himself
nom. sing. dem. adj.
patiuntur
suffer
3rd pers. pl. pres. act. dep. verb
patior, patī, passus sum
 


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