Borrowed from Latin anima ("a current of air, wind, air, breath, the vital principle, life, soul"), sometimes equivalent to animus ("mind"), both from Proto-Indo-European *h?enh?- ("to breathe, blow"); see animus. Cognate with Ancient Greek (ánemos, "wind"), Old English anda ("anger, envy, zeal"). More at onde.
anima (plural animas)
- (chiefly philosophy) The soul or animating principle of a living thing, especially as contrasted with the animus. [from 10th c.]
- 1665, Robert Hooke, Micrographia, XXXVIII:
- [W]e cannot chuse but admire the exceeding vividness of the governing faculty or Anima of the Insect, which is able to dispose and regulate so the motive faculties, as to cause every peculiar organ, not onely to move or act so quick, but to do it also so regularly.
- (Jungian psychology) The inner self (not the external persona) of a person that is in touch with the unconscious as opposed to the persona. [from 20th c.]
- 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
- Dorothy is bodiless and sexless in Tintern Abbey because she is Wordsworth's Jungian anima, an internal aspect of self momentarily projected.
- (Jungian psychology) The unconscious feminine aspect of a person. [from 20th c.]
unconscious feminine aspect of a person
- anima in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- third-person singular present indicative form of animar
- second-person singular imperative form of animar
From animo + -a.
anima (accusative singular animan, plural animaj, accusative plural animajn)
- of the soul; spiritual
- Simono Pejno (translator), "Revon havas mi" ("I Have a Dream"), speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr. in Washington, DC on August 28, 1963,
- Foje kaj refoje ni levi?u supren al majestaj altejoj, alfrontante fizikan forton kun anima forto.
- Again and again, we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.
- of the mind, mental, psychological, inner
?i staras anta? miaj animaj okuloj. - I can see it with my mind's eye.
anima lukto / ekvilibro - inner struggle / balance
- Heinrich August Luyken, Stranga hereda?o, ?apitro 12,
- Vi bezonas korpan kaj animan ripozon.
- You need physical and mental rest.
- third-person singular past historic of animer
anima (plural animas)
From Latin anima, from animus, from Proto-Italic *anamos, from Proto-Indo-European *h?enh?mos, a nominal derivative of *h?enh?- ("breathe"). Doublet of alma.
- (key): /'a.ni.ma/, ['ä:nimä]
- Rhymes: -anima
- Hyphenation: à?ni?ma
anima f (plural anime)
- (religion, philosophy, also figuratively) soul
- (lutherie) sound post
- third-person singular indicative present of animare
- second-person singular imperative of animare
anima f (genitive animae); first declension
- soul, spirit, life
- air, breeze
- vocative singular of anima
First-declension noun (dative/ablative plural in -?s or -?bus).
- ablative singular of anima
- second-person singular present active imperative of anim?
- anima in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- anima in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- anima in Charles du Fresne du Cange's Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883-1887)
- anima in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- to breathe, live: animam, spiritum ducere
- to hold one's breath: animam continere
- to give up the ghost: animam edere or efflare
- to be at one's last gasp: animam agere
- (ambiguous) to weary, bore the reader: languorem, molestiam legentium animis afferre
- (ambiguous) to banish devout sentiment from the minds of others: religionem ex animis extrahere (N. D. 1. 43. 121)
- (ambiguous) Nature has implanted in all men the idea of a God: natura in omnium animis notionem dei impressit (N. D. 1. 16. 43)
anima f (oblique plural animas, nominative singular anima, nominative plural animas)
- (9th and 10th centuries) Alternative form of ame
Borrowed from Latin anima. Doublet of alma, inherited from the same source.
- Hyphenation: a?ni?ma
- (Brazil) (key): /'?.ni.m?/
anima f (plural animas)
- (Jungian psychology) anima (unconscious feminine aspect of a male)
- anima (soul or inner self of a person)
- Synonym: alma
See the etymology of the main entry.
- Hyphenation: a?ni?ma
- (Brazil) (key): /?.'ni.m?/, /a.'ni.m?/
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of animar
- second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of animar
Borrowed from French animer.
a anima (third-person singular present anim?, past participle animat) 1st conj.
- to animate
- Informal second-person singular (tú) affirmative imperative form of animar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of animar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of animar.