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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πνεῦμα (pneûma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpnev.ma/
  • Hyphenation: πνεύ‧μα

NounEdit

πνεύμα (pnévman (plural πνεύματα)

  1. spirit, the (soul)
  2. spirit, the immaterial element of human being in contrast to the body
  3. spirit (a spiritual being)
  4. spirit (the special character or meaning of something)
  5. intellect
    οι τιτάνες της τέχνης και του πνεύματοςoi titánes tis téchnis kai tou pnévmatosthe titans of art and spirit (intellect/culture)
  6. humor: κάνω πνεύμα: I tell a joke
  7. (grammar) a diacritic used in the polytonic writing system of Greek language indicating a smooth or rough breathing

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