Definition of Breathings

1. Noun. (plural of breathing) ¹



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Definition of Breathings

1. breathing [n] - See also: breathing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breathings

breathing apparatus
breathing bag
breathing device
breathing exercises
breathing in
breathing machine
breathing out
breathing place
breathing rate
breathing reserve
breathing room
breathing space
breathing spaces
breathing spell
breathing time
breathings
breathless
breathlessly
breathlessness
breathlike
breathly
breaths
breathtaking
breathtakingly
breathwork
breathy
brecanavir
breccia
breccial
breccias

Literary usage of Breathings

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1. A Greek Grammar, for Schools and Colleges by James Hadley (1873)
"Breathings. 14. The weak sound Л, at the beginning of a word, was indicated ... Words beginning with a diphthong take the breathings over the second vowel ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The accents and breathings perfected by the grammarians of Alexandria appear ... Through all these MSS. is traced the growing use of breathings and accents. ..."

3. A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1916)
"Breathings 8. Every initial vowel or diphthong has the rough ... Breathings are written before capi. tals and over small letters: ..."

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