Jesum

Latin translation: Je-sum

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Latin term or phrase:Jesum
Latin translation:Je-sum

11:01 Nov 25, 2008
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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / hymn texts
Latin term or phrase: Jesum
Please tell me how to syllabify "Jesum." Is it Je-sum or Jes-um? This is for a Latin hymn text to a newly composed hymn for an English hymnal published in America.
Mary Oberle Hubley
Je-sum
Explanation:
A single consonant between two vowels goes with the second vowel:
amīcus, a-mī-cus; fīlius, fī-li-us; grātiās, grā-ti-ās; agricola, a-gri-co-la

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You may also find this useful:
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Adela Porumbel
Romania
Local time: 08:13
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Thanks very much for your reponse. It was concise and very clear. Also, the attachment pdf was a big help, too. I was able to apply its principles to other Latin words in my texts, thus making the necessary corrections with confidence.
Thanks again for your help, Adde!
Mary in Huntington, Indiana
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Je-sum


Explanation:
A single consonant between two vowels goes with the second vowel:
amīcus, a-mī-cus; fīlius, fī-li-us; grātiās, grā-ti-ās; agricola, a-gri-co-la

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Note added at 23 mins (2008-11-25 11:24:55 GMT)
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You may also find this useful:
https://www.lschs.org/uploaded/faculty/geiger/Latin_Syllable...

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Note added at 9 days (2008-12-04 19:09:26 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome!


    Reference: http://www.txclassics.org/PronunciationGuide.pdf
Adela Porumbel
Romania
Local time: 08:13
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Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
Grading comment
Thanks very much for your reponse. It was concise and very clear. Also, the attachment pdf was a big help, too. I was able to apply its principles to other Latin words in my texts, thus making the necessary corrections with confidence.
Thanks again for your help, Adde!
Mary in Huntington, Indiana
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