Translation of soul in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable/numerable [Religion/Religión] alma (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) she was wandering around like a lost soul vagaba por ahí como alma en pena to sell one's soul to the devil venderle el alma al diablo learning Greek irregular verbs is good for the soul [humorous/humorístico] aprenderse los verbos irregulares griegos fortalece el espíritu [humorous/humorístico] my mother, God rest her soul, loved this house mi madre, que en paz descanse or que en gloria esté, le tenía mucho cariño a esta casa upon my soul! (as interjection/como interjección) [dated/anticuado] ¡Dios Santo! (God) bless my soul! (as interjection/como interjección) [dated/anticuado] ¡Dios me ampare! 1.2 countable/numerable (spirit, essence) alma (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) she put her heart and soul into the task se entregó a la tarea en cuerpo y almaExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 uncountable/no numerable (feeling, spirituality) these modern buildings have no soul estos edificios modernos no tienen personalidad or carácter it's obvious you've got no soul está claro que no tienes sensibilidad he's/she's got soul (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] tiene muy buena onda [slang/argot]
- 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.
- I know the idea of animals having reincarnated human souls is hardly a new one… but this was an interesting idea to explore.
- The spiritual life of the soul with God is wounded, often mortally.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 countable/numerable (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 [literary/literario] un pueblo de 200 almas [literary/literario] poor old soul! she can hardly walk ¡pobrecilla! or ¡pobrecita! casi no puede caminar
- 4 uncountable/no numerable soul (music) soul (masculine)
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The language of the Basque Country and Navarre is euskera, spoken by around 750,000 people; in Spanish vasco or vascuence. It is also spelled euskara. Basque is unrelated to the Indo-European languages and its origins are unclear.