Thursday, May 31, 2018

Learning Latin with Pope Francis - May 31, 201

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May 31, 2018



Here's a literal translation of the Latin: In the Eucharist is contained all the flavor of the words and actions of Jesus, the taste of the Pascha, and the fragrance of his Spirit.

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

Latin
English
Parsing
Grammar Points
In
In
Prep. + Abl.
Eucharistia
the Eucharist
abl. sing. fem. noun
Eucharistia, Eucharistiae
omnis
all
nom. sing. masc. adj.
omnis, omne
inest
is contained
3rd pers. sing. pres. ind. verb
īnsum, inesse, īnfuī
gustus
the flavor
nom. sing. masc. noun
gustus, gustūs
verborum
of words
gen. pl. neut. noun
verbum, verbi
et
and
conj.
gestuum
of actions
gen. pl. masc. noun
gestus, gestūs
Iesu
of Jesus
gen. sing. masc. name
Iesus, Iesu
Paschae
of the Passover
gen. sing. fem. noun
Pascha, Paschae
sapor
the taste
nom. sing. masc. noun
sapor, sapōris
eiusque
and of his
gen. sing. masc. dem. adj.
is, ea, id; enclitic conjunction
Spiritus
Spirit
gen. sing. masc. noun
Spīritus, Spīritūs
fragrantia
the fragrance
nom. sing. fem. noun
fragrantia, fragrantiae
 

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