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02:45 Apr 18, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: spirit

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natamashii, kokoro or o-sa-keSheena Daswani



5 hrs
tamashii, kokoro or o-sa-ke

Hello! I wasn't sure if you meant spirit as in A) 'Body and spirit' or B)spirit as in alchohol The first two are A and the last one is B.
Tamashii is literally spirit or soul.
For example 'Yamato Damashii'
(the T changes to a D in this case) would mean 'The spirit of a true Japanese'
Kokoro could be used in a similar context but it also means 'heart'. Ex: kokoro ga kirei He or she has a beautiful heart or spirit.

Sheena Daswani
Local time: 13:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in pair: 3

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