khu

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Etymology[edit]

Egyptian.

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Noun[edit]

khu (plural khus)

  1. In ancient Egyptian mythology, a part of the soul or spirit which left the body after death.
    • 1983: Yes, the Khu was a light in your mind while you lived, but in death, it must return to heaven. — Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings