Friday, January 19, 2018

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - January 19, 2018

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January 19, 2018



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: Praised may you be, Lord, on account of the wonderful work of the peoples of the Amazon and the biodiversity of these places!

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

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
Laudatus
Praised
nom. sing. masc. past part.
laudo, laudare, laudavi, laudatus
sis
may you be
2nd pers. sing. pres. subj. verb
sum, esse, fui
Domine
Lord
voc. sing. masc. noun
Dominus, Domini
mirum
wonderful
acc. sing. neut. adj.
mirus, mira, mirum
propter
on account of
Prep. + Acc.
opus
the work
acc. sing. neut. noun
opus, operis
Amazoniae
of the Amazon
gen. sing. fem. noun
Amazonia, Amazoniae
populorum
of the peoples
gen. pl. masc. noun
populus, populi
ac
and
conj.
biodiversitatem
the biodiversity
acc. sing. fem. noun
biodiversitas, biodiversitatis
horum
of these
gen. pl. masc. dem. adj.
hic, haec, hoc
locorum
places
gen. pl. masc. noun
locus, loci
 


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