ânimo

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See also: animo, ánimo, animó, and animò

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin animus (the soul, thoughts, intellect, ideas, will, thoughts, courage, etc.; the breath, life), closely related to anima (air, breath, spirit, life force). From Proto-Italic *anamos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enh₁mos, from *h₂enh₁- (to breathe). Doublet of animus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ânimo m (plural ânimos)

  1. life, vitality
  2. soul, spirit
  3. will, intention

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