själ

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

själ c

  1. soul
  2. obsolete spelling of säl

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