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spiritus asper

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] spīritus asper, lit. 'rough breath'

Noun

Singular
spiritus asper

Plural
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  1. (orthography) A diacritic mark in Ancient Greek used to indicate aspiration of an initial vowel or rho.

Synonyms

  • dasia, dasy pneuma

See also


Latin

Etymology

From spīritus 'breath, breathing' + asper 'rough, harsh'

Noun

spīritus asper (genitive spīritūs asprī); m, fourth declension

  1. spiritus asper

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