spiritus

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NounEdit

spiritus m (plural spiritussen or spiritus, diminutive spiritusje n)

  1. methylated spirit
  2. (orthography) A kind of diacritic used on Ancient Greek vowels to indicate aspiration or lack thereof. See spiritus asper and spiritus lenis.

SynonymsEdit

  • (methylated spirit): brandspiritus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From spirō (I breathe, I respire; I live).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

spīritus m (genitive spīritūs); fourth declension

  1. breath, breathing
  2. light breeze
  3. spirit, ghost
  4. energy
  5. pride, arrogance

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative spīritus spīritūs
genitive spīritūs spīrituum
dative spīrituī spīritibus
accusative spīritum spīritūs
ablative spīritū spīritibus
vocative spīritus spīritūs

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Last modified on 25 February 2014, at 04:19