Translation of soul in Spanish:


alma, n.

Pronunciation: /soʊl//səʊl/


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    • 1.1Religion

      (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) alma feminine
      she was wandering around like a lost soul vagaba por ahí como alma en pena
      • to sell one's soul to the devil venderle el alma al diablo
      • learning Greek irregular verbs is good for the soul aprenderse los verbos irregulares griegos fortalece el espíritu
      • my mother, God rest her soul, loved this house mi madre, que en paz descanse / que en gloria esté, le tenía mucho cariño a esta casa
      • as interjection upon my soul! ¡Dios Santo!
      • as interjection (God) bless my soul! ¡Dios me ampare!
      • The Greeks did believe that the soul could be immortal, but they would have been opposed to the notion of the immortality of the body.
      • The new life of God - resurrection life - is implanted in the soul by the Holy Spirit.
      • The spiritual life of the soul with God is wounded, often mortally.
      • Humans bear the spiritual imprint of God due to the fact that they possess an immortal soul.
      • I know the idea of animals having reincarnated human souls is hardly a new one… but this was an interesting idea to explore.
      • God's plan is revealed by faith and shows us that humans have an immortal soul, a soul that embodies the potential for good and evil.
      • Something more primal than the fall - the image of God - is impressed on the soul of each human person.
      • It is common for visitors to a wake to say a short silent prayer for the soul of the dead person.
      • The idea of possessing eternal life as an immortal soul attempts to rob death of its totality, and therefore of its sanctity.
      • As it progresses through spiritual enlightenment, the soul realizes that God and it are one and the same.
      • It ignores all the empirical evidence for animal awareness while resting on an assumption for which there is no evidence: that human beings but no other animals possess immortal souls.
      • According to folk religious beliefs, babies up to one year old don't have souls and can be considered like small animals.
      • A special Mass for the repose of the soul of Pope John Paul II was celebrated at Carlow Cathedral on Monday night at 7.30 pm.
      • His message is almost uniformly positive and personal: it is about the individual soul's journey towards God, not any society's laws or customs.
      • Theological liberalism ends with the destruction of immortal souls.
      • There are many theories which surround reincarnation - the notion that the soul of a dead person can re-establish itself within the body of another living being.
      • He taught them that the soul is immortal and that after death it migrates into other animated bodies.
      • Yet even Puritanism was, in the end, concerned with the individual soul, and individual salvation.
      • Even though our bodies die, we are made in the image of God, and thus we have souls that are immortal.
      • Mass for the repose of her soul was celebrated by Father Gilroy after which burial took place in Annagh Cemetery.

    • 1.2(spirit, essence)

      (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) alma feminine
      she put her heart and soul into the task se entregó a la tarea en cuerpo y alma
      • There are two women in Britain who make her look the soul of discretion, refinement and good taste.
      • He is the soul of Christian courtesy and charity.
      • Kittie and Ariadne, you are the souls of good sense.
      • In public, at least, Kirk, who lives close to the Wight memorial in Thirsk, is the soul of diplomacy, maintaining that the amateur route will eventually reap dividends.

    • 1.3(feeling, spirituality)

      these modern buildings have no soul estos edificios modernos no tienen personalidad / carácter
      • it's obvious you've got no soul está claro que no tienes sensibilidad
      • he's/she's got soul tiene muy buena onda

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    I won't tell a (living) soul no se lo diré a nadie
    • there wasn't a soul about no había ni un alma
    • a village of 200 souls un pueblo de 200 almas
    • poor old soul! she can hardly walk ¡pobrecilla! / ¡pobrecita! casi no puede caminar
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    the soul of discretion/kindness la discreción/la amabilidad personificada
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    soul masculine