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English Meaning(s) for 霊

  1. soul; spirit; departed soul; ghost

Definition and Synonyms for 霊

Spirit a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
Synonyms: エスプリ, ガイスト, マインド, スピリット, , , 心意, 心胆, 心霊, 心魂, , , , , 神気, 精気, 精神, , 肝っ魂, , , ,
Spook a mental representation of some haunting experience
Synonyms: ガイスト, ゴースト, 亡者, 亡霊, 亡魂, 亡き魂, お化け, 化け物, 妖怪, 妖異, 妖魔, 幻影, 幽霊, 幽鬼, 幽魂, 怪物, 悪霊, 死霊, 物の怪, 生き霊, , , , , 魑魅, 魔物
Spirit any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
Synonyms: スピリット, 心霊, , , 精霊, 精霊, , , 霊魂, ,
Ghost the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
Synonyms: ゴースト, 亡霊, 亡魂, お化け, 化け物, 幽霊, 幽鬼, 悪霊, 死霊, 物の怪, , , ,
Psyche the immaterial part of a person
Synonyms: ソウル, ソウル, ソール, プシュケー, , , 心霊, 心魂, , 精神, , , 霊魂, , , 魂魄
Psyche the actuating cause of an individual life
Synonyms: ソウル, ソウル, ソール, プシュケー, , , 心霊, 心魂, , 精神, , , 霊魂, , , 魂魄

Meanings for each kanji in 霊

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Categories 霊 is a member of

Fiber the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
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Apparition something existing in perception only
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Psyche the immaterial part of a person
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Spirit the vital principle or animating force within living things
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Spiritual Being an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 霊

Sample Sentences for 霊

He got down on his knees and prayed for the souls of the deceased.
With this his spirit will be consoled.
Spirits are to be found all over the world. This school was built upon the site of a shrine and thus there is a particular tendency for them to gather.
There are two kinds of fox spirits: good fox and bad fox.
The medieval church despised the body and exalted the spirit.

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