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Apotheoun    1,501
Apotheoun
[quote name='curtins' post='1395593' date='Sep 30 2007, 12:00 PM']Is there any change to the Divine office?[/quote]
Not for the moment.

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Totus Tuus    1,150
Totus Tuus
[quote name='curtins' post='1395581' date='Sep 30 2007, 01:52 PM']No I know the latin is very beautiful, but if you went line by line and translated it word for word, it would sound rediculous in English. There needs to be some switching around and editing to make it flow better etc.

Now granted, the ICEL took that editing process too far which watered it down, hence the new translation[/quote]


I see what you are saying - not LITERALLY taking the Latin and throwing it into English. Yeah, you have to add some connecting words and such and re-arrange the words, since Latin doesn't have articles and it is in a different order than English. Yeah, agreed on your ICEL comment. Edited by Totus Tuus

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curtins    0
curtins
articles?

the, a, an

yeah none of those in latin, also, as you said sentence order can be all over the place, with verbs usually placed last. Furthermore, there are expressions in latin that are very literal, that need to be changed in english- example "I walked two miles"

in latin its "Duo Millia passuum ambulavi" Litterally, Two thousands of paces I walked.

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Deo Iuvente    0
Deo Iuvente
[quote name='Apotheoun' post='1395594' date='Sep 30 2007, 01:01 PM']Not for the moment.[/quote]
I hope there will be,ICEL Screwed up the divine office too.Just look at the te deum.

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