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See also Soul, Sŏul, and soûl

English

Etymology

Old English sāwol. Cognate with Dutch ziel, German Seele (the Scandinavian forms are borrowings from the Old English).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
soul

Plural
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  1. The spirit or essence of a person usually thought to consist of one's thoughts and personality. Often believed to live on after the person’s death.
  2. The spirit or essence of anything.
  3. Life, energy, vigor.
    This place has no soul
  4. (music) Soul music.
  5. A person, especially as one among many.

Derived terms

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French

Alternative spellings

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] satullus, diminutive of saturus.

Pronunciation

Homophones

Adjective

soul m. (f. soule, m. plural souls, f. plural soules)

  1. drunk
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Synonyms

Etymology 2

From English soul.

Noun

soul f.

  1. soul, soul music.

Polish

Etymology

From English soul.

Noun

soul m.

  1. Soul, soul music.

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