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ainimm

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin anima, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enh₁mos, a nominal derivative of *h₂en(h₁)- (breathe).

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NounEdit

ainimm f (n-stem)

  1. soul, as opposed to corporeal body
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, Wb. 3d11
      ind ainim
      the soul
  2. life
  3. living creature, animal

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ReferencesEdit

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]