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|incantation=Avifors (AVI-forz)
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|incantation=''Avifors''<br/>AH-vih-fors
|type=[[Transfiguration]]
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|type=[[Charm]]
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|light=Vivid Blue
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|light=Blue
|effect=Turns [[beasts]] and objects into birds
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|effect=Transforms small objects into birds
 
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'''''Avifors''''' (AVI-forz) is a [[Transforming spell]] that [[Transfiguration|transfigures]] objects into a bird or a flock of birds.
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This spell is learned in [[first year|first]] and revised in [[second year|second-year]] [[Transfiguration (class)|Transfiguration]] class. It should not be confused with the [[Conjuration]], ''[[Avis]]''.
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{{Quote|However, mastering a [[transfiguration spell]] such as "Avifors" can be both rewarding and useful.|''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'' on the ''Avifors'' Spell|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)}}
[[File:Avifors GoF.jpg|200px|left|thumb|Harry and Ron, casting this spell on a creature]]
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'''''Avifors''''' (AH-vih-fors) is a [[Transforming Spells|transformation spell]] which changes small objects or beasts into birds or flocks of birds in a burst of electric blue light.
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This [[charm]] is learned in the [[first year|First]] and revised in the [[second year|Second-Year]] [[Transfiguration (class)|Transfiguration Class]] (or so, it is by [[Professor]] [[Minerva McGonagall]]).
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''Avifors'' should not be confused with the [[Bird-Conjuring Charm]], whose incantation is a base in the etymology of this transfigurative charm.
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==Practicioners==
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*[[Harry Potter]]
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*[[Minerva McGonagall]]
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*[[Ronald Weasley]]
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From Latin ''avis'' meaning ''bird,'' and "fors" (a suffix often used in transfiguration spells) is Latin for "chance, luck, fortune", though it may also come from "forma" (or simply English form) meaning form.
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From Latin ''avis'' meaning ''bird,'' and "fors" (a suffix often used in transfiguration spells) is Latin for "chance, luck, fortune".
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Revision as of 16:23, December 23, 2012

Avifors
Avifors
Incantation

Avifors
AH-vih-fors

Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Point wand at target

Light

Blue

Effect

Transforms small objects into birds

"However, mastering a transfiguration spell such as "Avifors" can be both rewarding and useful."
The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2 on the Avifors Spell[src]

Avifors (AH-vih-fors) is a transformation spell which changes small objects or beasts into birds or flocks of birds in a burst of electric blue light.

This charm is learned in the First and revised in the Second-Year Transfiguration Class (or so, it is by Professor Minerva McGonagall).

Avifors should not be confused with the Bird-Conjuring Charm, whose incantation is a base in the etymology of this transfigurative charm.

Practicioners

Etymology

From Latin avis meaning bird, and "fors" (a suffix often used in transfiguration spells) is Latin for "chance, luck, fortune".

Appearances


Transfiguration (class)
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Professors: Albus Dumbledore · Minerva McGonagall
Textbooks: A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration · Intermediate Transfiguration · A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration
Known practitioners: Emeric Switch · Circe · Falco Aesalon · Mirabella Plunkett · Thaddeus Thurkell ·
Transfiguration spells studied at Hogwarts: Chair to cat · Match to needle · Snail to Teapot · Teacup to Rat · Switching Spell · Transforming Spell · Avifors Spell · Mice to Snuffboxes · Beetle Buttons · Rabbit Slippers · Vera Verto · Teapot to tortoise · Draconifors Spell · Lapifors Spell · Vanishing Spell · Owl to opera glasses · Guinea fowl to guinea pig · Hedgehog to pincushion · Small Child to Rat · Meddling Man to Monkey · Crinus Muto
Branches of Transfiguration: Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration

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