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Latin translation: misericordia

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English term or phrase:compassion
Latin translation:misericordia
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19:35 Jan 29, 2003
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary / ministry
English term or phrase: compassion
I want to know what this word is for a class.
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misericordia
Explanation:
is more usual than "compassio".

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Note added at 2003-01-30 03:31:31 (GMT)
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See the text of \"the Latin Mass\" at http://www.sacred-texts.com/chr/lmass/ord.htm which begins:

Antiphon
P. Asperges me
C. Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor: lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor. Ps. 50 Miserere mei, Deus, secundum magnam misericordiam tuam.

Also

\'\"Confitemini Domino quoniam bonus, quoniam in saeculum misericordia eius\" (Ps 118: 1). So the Church sings on the Octave of Easter, as if receiving from Christ\'s lips these words of the Psalm; ...\'

and, of course, www.misericordia.com.
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4 +5misericordia
Chris Rowson
4 +1compassio
Serge L


  

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
compassio


Explanation:
is what you'll find in ecclesiastical texts:

"compassĭo , ônis, f. [id.] , fellow-suffering, fellow-feeling (eccl. Lat.), Tert. Res Carn. 4: sententiarum,sympathy, agreement, id. ib. 3 fin."

HTH,

Serge L.


    Reference: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atex...
Serge L
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agree  Joseph Brazauskas
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22 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
misericordia


Explanation:
is more usual than "compassio".

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Note added at 2003-01-30 03:31:31 (GMT)
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See the text of \"the Latin Mass\" at http://www.sacred-texts.com/chr/lmass/ord.htm which begins:

Antiphon
P. Asperges me
C. Domine, hyssopo, et mundabor: lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor. Ps. 50 Miserere mei, Deus, secundum magnam misericordiam tuam.

Also

\'\"Confitemini Domino quoniam bonus, quoniam in saeculum misericordia eius\" (Ps 118: 1). So the Church sings on the Octave of Easter, as if receiving from Christ\'s lips these words of the Psalm; ...\'

and, of course, www.misericordia.com.

Chris Rowson
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Flavio Ferri-Benedetti
41 mins

agree  Amy Williams: yes
55 mins

agree  Joseph Brazauskas
5 hrs

agree  DAIGA VEIKMANE
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agree  Giusi Pasi
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