Pneusis

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Pneusis spiramen pneuse spirare flare anelare.


Apparatus:

mss. ef treat Pneusis and Pneuse as two extra entries.

Pneusis AC ef | Pnesis B

pneuse {Pn- ef) AC ef | pnese B


Translation:

Greek pneusis is Latin spiramen {"breathing"}, and pneuse means "to breathe, blow, puff".


Commentary:

Greek πνεῦσις /pneûsis/ means "blowing; breathing", and πνεῦσαι /pneûsai/ is the aorist infinitive active of πνέω /pnéō/ or πνέιω / pnéiō/ "to blow (of wind, air)", but also "to breathe".


See also: Pneo


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