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{{Spell infobox
 
{{Spell infobox
|name=Armour-Bewitching Spell
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|name=''Cantis''
 
|image=[[File:Cantis.png|255px]]
 
|image=[[File:Cantis.png|255px]]
|incantation=''Cantis''<br/>CAN-tis
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|incantation=''Cantis''<br/>(CAN-tis)
 
|type=[[Jinx]]
 
|type=[[Jinx]]
 
|effect=Makes things<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref> and people<ref name="LEGO">''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''</ref> sing
 
|effect=Makes things<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref> and people<ref name="LEGO">''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''</ref> sing
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{{Quote|...and the suits of armour had all been bewitched to sing carols whenever anyone passed them.|Mention.|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
 
{{Quote|...and the suits of armour had all been bewitched to sing carols whenever anyone passed them.|Mention.|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
The '''Armour-Bewitching Spell'''<ref name="GOF"/> (''Cantis''<ref name="LEGO"/>) is a [[jinx]]<ref name="LEGO"/> used to make the target sing.
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'''''Cantis'''''<ref name="LEGO"/> is the [[incantation]] of a [[jinx]]<ref name="LEGO"/> used to make the target sing.
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==Known uses==
 
==Known uses==
*The [[Professor]]s of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] used this spell to enchant [[Suits of Armour]] in the [[1994–1995 school year]] to make them sing [[Christmas]] carols. It did not seem to work well, perhaps suggesting it was only meant for human use, as one suit attempted to sing "Oh Come, All Ye Faithful" when it knew only half the lyrics. [[Peeves]] took to hiding inside the enchanted armour and filling in the gaps with crude and inappropriate lyrics.<ref name="GOF"/>
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*The [[Professor]]s of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] used this spell to enchant [[Suits of Armour]] in the [[1994–1995 school year]] to make them sing [[Christmas]] carols. It did not seem to work well, perhaps suggesting it was only meant for human use, as one suit attempted to sing "[[O Come, All Ye Faithful]]" when it knew only half the lyrics. [[Peeves]] took to hiding inside the enchanted armour and filling in the gaps with crude and inappropriate lyrics.<ref name="GOF"/>
 
*Sometime in either the [[1995-1996 school year|1995-1996]] or [[1996-1997 school year]]s, [[Severus Snape]] was hit with this spell.<ref name="LEGO"/>
 
*Sometime in either the [[1995-1996 school year|1995-1996]] or [[1996-1997 school year]]s, [[Severus Snape]] was hit with this spell.<ref name="LEGO"/>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word ''cantare'' is [[Latin]] for "sing".<ref name="GT">See [http://translate.google.ca/?hl=en&tab=wT#la/en/cantare this].</ref>
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The word ''cantare'' is [[Latin]] for "to sing".<ref name="GT">See [http://translate.google.ca/?hl=en&tab=wT#la/en/cantare this].</ref>
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*This [[jinx]] is available in the ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7#5 Spell Pack|5 Spell Pack]]'' [[Wikipedia:Downloadable content|DLC]] for ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''.
 
*This [[jinx]] is available in the ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7#5 Spell Pack|5 Spell Pack]]'' [[Wikipedia:Downloadable content|DLC]] for ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''.
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==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}
[[Category:Spells]]
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[[Category:Jinxes]]
[[Category:Unidentified spells]]
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[[Category:Spells with Incantations of Latin Origin]]

Latest revision as of 02:02, April 7, 2013

Cantis
Cantis
Incantation

Cantis
(CAN-tis)

Type

Jinx

Light

White[1]

Effect

Makes things[2] and people[1] sing

"...and the suits of armour had all been bewitched to sing carols whenever anyone passed them."
—Mention.[src]

Cantis[1] is the incantation of a jinx[1] used to make the target sing.

Known usesEdit

EtymologyEdit

The word cantare is Latin for "to sing".[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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