Spiritus Sanctus

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Etymology[edit]

Calque of Ancient Greek Πνεῦμα τὸ Ἅγιον (Pneûma tò Hágion, literally Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit), from πνεῦμα (pneûma, breath, vital force, soul) + ἅγιος (hágios, holy).

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Proper noun[edit]

Spīritus Sānctus m (genitive Spīritūs Sānctī); fourth declension

  1. (Christianity) The Holy Spirit, the Holy Ghost

Declension[edit]

Fourth declension.
First/second declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Spīritus Sānctus
Genitive Spīritūs Sānctī
Dative Spīrituī Sānctō
Accusative Spīritum Sānctum
Ablative Spīritū Sānctō
Vocative Spīritus Sāncte