Meaning of Tamashii in Japanese

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Tamashii is a Japanese word meaning a soul; or spirit.

Pronunciation: Tamashii


a soul; spirit

Japanese Characters

魂 (たましい)

Example and Translation

Kanojo no utsukushisa ni tamashii o ubawareteshimatta.

or in English: He was captivated by the girl's beauty.

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