Ψυχή  

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Ψυχή (psyche) is Ancient Greek for:

  1. life (the state of being alive)
  2. life-breath, life-blood (‘the state of being alive’ made corporeal)
  3. soul (the immortal part of a person)
  4. ghost (the spirit of a dead person)
  5. the mind (seat or organ of thought), (the faculty of) reason
  6. spirit (animated attitude)
  7. butterfly

Etymology

From ψύχω (psúkhō, “I blow”).

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