spiritus lenis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin spīritus lēnis; literally, 'smooth breath'

Noun[edit]

spiritus lenis

  1. (orthography) A diacritic mark in Ancient Greek used to indicate absence of aspiration for an initial vowel, and sometimes for a rho. (ἀ, ῤ)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spīritus (breath, breathing) + lēnis (smooth, mild)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈspiː.ri.tus ˈleː.nis/, [ˈspiː.rɪ.tʊs ˈɫeː.nɪs]

Noun[edit]

spīritus lēnis m (genitive spīritūs lēnis); fourth declension

  1. spiritus lenis

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.
Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spīritus lēnis spīritūs lēnēs
genitive spīritūs lēnis spīrituum lēnium
dative spīrituī lēnī spīritibus lēnibus
accusative spīritum lēnem spīritūs lēnēs
ablative spīritū lēnī spīritibus lēnibus
vocative spīritus lēnis spīritūs lēnēs