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How to say Soul In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
魂たましいタマシイ
Pronunciation: tamashii
How to Say It Outloud: tah-mah-shee
Usage: Refers to the spirit or soul of a person.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼の魂は永遠に生き続けるでしょう。
Example Sentence English:His soul will live on forever.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
心こころココロ
Pronunciation: kokoro
How to Say It Outloud: koh-koh-roh
Usage: Can refer to the heart, mind, or spirit, often used in a broader sense than just 'soul'.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼女の心は優しい。
Example Sentence English:Her heart is kind.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
霊れいレイ
Pronunciation: rei
How to Say It Outloud: ray
Usage: Typically refers to a spirit or ghost.
Example Sentence Japanese:この神社には古い霊がいると信じられている。
Example Sentence English:It is believed that ancient spirits dwell in this shrine.

Dictionary

霊れいCommon word
Noun
  • soul; spirit; departed soul; ghost
精神せいしんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • mind; spirit; soul; heart; ethos
Noun
  • attitude; mentality; will; intention
Noun
  • spirit (of a matter); essence; fundamental significance
Wikipedia definition
  • Spirit
霊魂れいこん
Noun
  • soul; spirit
Wikipedia definition
  • Soul
魂たましいCommon word
Noun
  • soul; spirit
精魂せいこん
Noun
  • soul; spirit
魂魄こんぱく
Noun
  • soul; spirit; ghost
Wikipedia definition
  • Hun and po
気迫きはくCommon word
Noun
  • spirit; soul; drive; vigor; vigour
生命せいめいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • life; existence
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • (one's) working life; career
Noun
  • life force; lifeblood; soul; essence
Wikipedia definition
  • Life
魂胆こんたん
Noun
  • ulterior motive; plot; scheme
Noun
  • complicated circumstances; intricacies
気骨きこつ
Noun
  • (moral) backbone; spirit; soul; grit
神髄しんずいCommon word
Noun
  • essence; quintessence; spirit; soul; heart; pith (and marrow)
心霊しんれい
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • spirit (e.g. human spirit); soul
Noun
  • spirit; ghost; ethereal being
人っ子ひとりひとっこひとり
Noun
  • (not) a soul; (not) a single person
亡霊ぼうれい
Noun
  • departed spirit; soul of the dead
Noun
  • ghost; apparition
Wikipedia definition
  • Ghost
み
Noun
  • soul; spirit; divine spirit
霊台方寸れいだいほうすん
Noun
  • heart; soul
ソウルソウル
Noun
  • soul
Noun
  • soul music
精霊せいれい
Noun
  • spirit; soul; ghost
同志どうしCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • like-mindedness; (being of the) same mind; shared sentiment
Noun
  • comrade; fellow; kindred soul
Wikipedia definition
  • Comrade
一心不乱いっしんふらん
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • wholeheartedly; with heart and soul; intently; with undivided attention; with intense concentration; single-mindedly

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