the soul or spirit
Origin of pneumaClassical Greek from pnein, to breathe from Indo-European echoic base an unverified form pneu-, to wheeze, breathe from source Old English fneosan, to sneeze
The soul or vital spirit.
Origin of pneumaGreek; see pneu- in Indo-European roots.
(plural pneumas or pneumata)
From Ancient Greek Ï€Î½Îµá¿¦Î¼Î± (pneuma, “wind, breath, spirit"), from Ï€Î½ÎÏ‰ (pneÅ, “I blow, breathe")