phantasma

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

phantasma (plural phantasmata)

  1. Alternative form of phantasm
    • 1638 Herbert, Sir Thomas Some years travels into divers parts of Asia and Afrique
      ...till the 7. of Iune ſhe againe deluded us, after two houres chaſe as a phantaſma vaniſhing towards Goa.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φάντασμα (phántasma)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

phantasma n (genitive phantasmatis); third declension

  1. image, appearance
  2. apparition, spectre, phantom

Declension[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative phantasma phantasmata
genitive phantasmatis phantasmatum
dative phantasmatī phantasmatibus
accusative phantasma phantasmata
ablative phantasmate phantasmatibus
vocative phantasma phantasmata

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

phantasma m or f (in variation) (plural phantasmas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of fantasma (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).