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anima

anima

See also: ánima, animá, ànima, animà, animâ, and ânima

English

Noun

anima (plural animas)

  1. (chiefly philosophy) The soul or inner self of a person, especially the irrational part of a person as contrasted with the rational animus. [from 10th c.]
  2. (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) of a person that is in touch with the unconscious as opposed to the persona. [from 20th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Dorothy is bodiless and sexless in Tintern Abbey because she is Wordsworth's Jungian anima, an internal aspect of self momentarily projected.
  3. (Jungian psychology) The unconscious feminine aspect of a person. [from 20th c.]

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Translations

External links

  • anima in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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Catalan

Verb

anima

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of animar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of animar

Esperanto

Etymology

animo + -a

Adjective

anima (accusative singular animan, plural animaj, accusative plural animajn)

  1. of the soul

French

Verb

anima

  1. third-person singular past historic of animer

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Interlingua

Noun

anima (plural animas)

  1. soul

Italian

Etymology

From Latin anima. Doublet of alma.

Noun

anima f (plural anime)

  1. soul

Verb

anima

  1. third-person singular indicative present of animare
  2. second-person singular imperative of animare

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Latin

Etymology

See animus.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈa.ni.ma/, [ˈa.nɪ.ma]

Noun

anima f (genitive animae); first declension

  1. soul, spirit, life
    Magnificat anima mea dominum.
    My soul glorifies the Lord.
  2. air, breeze
  3. breath
  4. vocative singular of anima

animā f

  1. ablative singular of anima

Inflection

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative anima animae
genitive animae animārum
dative animae animīs
accusative animam animās
ablative animā animīs
vocative anima animae

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Descendants

Verb

animā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of animō

References

  • anima in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • anima in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ANIMA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), “anima”, in Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to breathe, live: animam, spiritum ducere
    • to hold one's breath: animam continere
    • to give up the ghost: animam edere or efflare
    • to be at one's last gasp: animam agere
    • (ambiguous) to weary, bore the reader: languorem, molestiam legentium animis afferre
    • (ambiguous) to banish devout sentiment from the minds of others: religionem ex animis extrahere (N. D. 1. 43. 121)
    • (ambiguous) Nature has implanted in all men the idea of a God: natura in omnium animis notionem dei impressit (N. D. 1. 16. 43)

Old French

Noun

anima f (oblique plural animas, nominative singular anima, nominative plural animas)

  1. (9th and 10th centuries) Alternative form of ame

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Borrowing from Latin anima. Doublet of alma, inherited from the same source.

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧ni‧ma
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɐ.ni.mɐ/

Noun

anima f (plural animas)

  1. (Jungian psychology) anima (unconscious feminine aspect of a male)
  2. anima (soul or inner self of a person)
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Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧ni‧ma
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ɐ.ˈni.mɐ/, /a.ˈni.mɐ/

Verb

anima

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of animar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of animar

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowing from French animer.

Verb

a anima (third-person singular present animă, past participle animat) 1st conj.

  1. anima

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Spanish

Verb

anima

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of animar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of animar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of animar.