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), Icelandic sál ‎(soul), English soul, Dutch ziel ‎(soul), German Seele ‎(soul), Low German Seel ‎(soul), Luxembourgish Séil ‎(soul, spirit).

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själ c

  1. soul
  2. obsolete spelling of säl

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