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eclipsis

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(US) IPA(key): /əˈklɪpsɪs/

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eclipsis (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) An omission of words needed to fully express the sense of a phrase
  2. A line or dash used to show that text has been omitted
  3. (Irish grammar) A mutation of the initial sound of a word by which voiceless sounds become voiced, voiced stops become nasal consonants, and vowels acquire a prothetic nasal consonant: see Appendix:Irish mutations#Eclipsis.

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eclipsis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of eclipsar

LatinEdit

eclīpsis (an eclipse)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἔκλειψις (ékleipsis, absence, abandoning).

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NounEdit

eclīpsis f (genitive eclīpsis); third declension

  1. a solar eclipse

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Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative eclīpsis eclīpsēs
genitive eclīpsis eclīpsium
dative eclīpsī eclīpsibus
accusative eclīpsem eclīpsēs
eclīpsīs
ablative eclīpse eclīpsibus
vocative eclīpsis eclīpsēs

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