- (obsolete) An omission of words needed to fully express the sense of a phrase
- A line or dash used to show that text has been omitted
- (Irish grammar) A mutation of the initial sound of a word by which voiceless sounds become voiced, voiced stops become nasal consonants, and vowels acquire a prothetic nasal consonant: see Appendix:Irish mutations#Eclipsis.
Mutation in Irish grammar
- second-person singular present subjunctive form of eclipsar
eclīpsis (an eclipse)
From Ancient Greek ἔκλειψις (ékleipsis, “absence, abandoning”).
eclīpsis f (genitive eclīpsis); third declension
- a solar eclipse
Third declension i-stem.