πνεύμα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πνεῦμα (pneuma).

Noun[edit]

πνεύμα (pnévman (plural πνεύματα)

  1. spirit, the (soul)
  2. spirit, the immaterial element of human being in contrast to the body
  3. spirit (a spiritual being)
  4. spirit (the special character or meaning of something)
  5. humor: κάνω πνεύμα: I tell a joke
  6. (grammar) a diacritic used in the polytonic writing system of Greek language indicating a smooth or rough breathing

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