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British English: /səʊl/
American English: /soʊl/

Translation of soul in Italian:


  • 1 (Religion) (immortal) to sell one's soul (to the devil)
    vendere l'anima (al diavolo)
    to sell one's soul [figurative]
    for per to do per fare
    bless my soul! [archaic]
    upon my soul! [archaic]
    affé mia!
  • 3 (essence) the soul of the British middle classes
    l'anima della borghesia britannica
    to be the soul of kindness, discretion
    essere la gentilezza, la discrezione fatta persona
  • 4 uncountable (emotional appeal or depth) See examples:to lack soul
    (performance, rendition)
    non avere anima
    (building, city)
    essere anonimo
    he has no soul! [humorous]
    è senz'anima!
  • 5 (character type) See examples:a sensitive soul
    un animo sensibile
    she's a motherly soul
    è molto materna
  • 6 (person) See examples:you mustn't tell a soul!
    non devi dirlo a anima viva!
    you can drive miles without seeing a soul
    si può viaggiare per chilometri e chilometri senza vedere anima viva
    “many people there?” - “not a soul” she's too old, poor soul!
    è troppo vecchia, poveretta!
    some poor soul will have to pay [humorous]
    qualche anima pia dovrà pagare
  • 7 [formal] o [humorous] (inhabitant) See examples:a village of 200 souls
    un paesino di 200 anime


it's good for the soul

fa bene al cuore

to be the life and soul of the party

essere l'anima della festa

to throw oneself into something heart and soul

lanciarsi anima e corpo in qualcosa

you can't call your soul your own here

= non si è liberi di fare niente qui

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