See also: sjal and sjæl

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sál(soul), from Old English sāwol(soul), from Proto-Germanic *saiwalō(soul). Cognate with Danish sjæl(soul), Norwegian sjel(soul), Icelandic sál(soul), English soul, Dutch ziel(soul), German Seele(soul), Low German Seel(soul), Luxembourgish Séil(soul, spirit).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

själ c

  1. soul
  2. Obsolete spelling of säl

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of själ 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative själ själen själar själarna
Genitive själs själens själars själarnas

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