In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Religion(with masculine article in the singular) alma feminineshe was wandering around like a lost soul — vagaba por ahí como alma en pena
- 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.
- It is common for visitors to a wake to say a short silent prayer for the soul of the dead person.
- Mass for the repose of her soul was celebrated by Father Gilroy after which burial took place in Annagh Cemetery.
- Even though our bodies die, we are made in the image of God, and thus we have souls that are immortal.
- The spiritual life of the soul with God is wounded, often mortally.
- The idea of possessing eternal life as an immortal soul attempts to rob death of its totality, and therefore of its sanctity.
- 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.
- 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.
- The new life of God - resurrection life - is implanted in the soul by the Holy Spirit.
- As it progresses through spiritual enlightenment, the soul realizes that God and it are one and the same.
- 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.
- 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.
- He taught them that the soul is immortal and that after death it migrates into other animated bodies.
- I know the idea of animals having reincarnated human souls is hardly a new one… but this was an interesting idea to explore.
- Theological liberalism ends with the destruction of immortal souls.
- Humans bear the spiritual imprint of God due to the fact that they possess an immortal soul.
- 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.
- Yet even Puritanism was, in the end, concerned with the individual soul, and individual salvation.
- According to folk religious beliefs, babies up to one year old don't have souls and can be considered like small animals.
1.2(spirit, essence)(with masculine article in the singular) alma feminine
- He is the soul of Christian courtesy and charity.
- There are two women in Britain who make her look the soul of discretion, refinement and good taste.
- 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.
- Kittie and Ariadne, you are the souls of good sense.
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
2(person)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
3(personification)the soul of discretion/kindness — la discreción/la amabilidad personificada
4also soul musicsoul masculine
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