spiritus

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spiritus m (plural spiritussen or spiritus, diminutive spiritusje n)

  1. methylated spirit
  2. (orthography) A kind of diacritic used on Ancient Greek vowels to indicate aspiration or lack thereof. See spiritus asper and spiritus lenis.

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Etymology[edit]

From spirō (I breathe, I respire; I live).

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Noun[edit]

spīritus m (genitive spīritūs); fourth declension

  1. breath, breathing
  2. light breeze
  3. spirit, ghost
  4. energy
  5. pride, arrogance

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Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative spīritus spīritūs
genitive spīritūs spīrituum
dative spīrituī spīritibus
accusative spīritum spīritūs
ablative spīritū spīritibus
vocative spīritus spīritūs

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