Spiritus Sanctus

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Etymology[edit]

A calque of Ancient Greek Πνεῦμα τὸ Ἅγιον (Pneûma tò Hagion, "Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit"), from πνεῦμα (pneûma, "breath, vital force, soul") + ἅγιος (hágios, "holy").

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Spīritus Sānctus m ‎(genitive Spīritus Sānctī); fourth declension

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

Declension[edit]

See the declensions of spīritus, sānctus.