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English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] spiritus, ultimately meaning breath, wind (cf. inspire, respire, transpire), from spirare, breathe

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Noun

Singular
spirit

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  1. The undying essence of a human. The soul.
  2. A supernatural being, often but not exclusively without physical form; ghost, fairy, angel.
  3. enthusiasm
    School spirit is at an all-time high.
  4. The manner or style of something.
    In the spirit of forgiveness, we didn't press charges.
  5. (usually Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A volatile liquid, such as alcohol. The plural form spirits is a generic term for distilled alcoholic beverages.

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Romanian

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] spiritus

Noun

spirit n. (plural spirite)

  1. spirit, ghost
  2. essence, psyche
  3. wit, genius
  4. manner, style

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