Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “spirit”

See all translations

spirit

noun
 
 
/ˈspɪrɪt/
FEELING [no plural] B2 the way people think and feel about something
ruh, can
a spirit of optimism Everyone soon got into the spirit of (= started to enjoy) the carnival - singing, dancing, and having fun.Feelings - general words
community/team, etc spirit when you feel enthusiasm about being part of a group
toplum/takım vs. ruhu
Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
in good/high/low spirits B2 feeling good/excited/unhappy
iyi/yüksek/düşük ruh hâlinde; iyi/heyecanlı/mutsuz hissetme
Feelings - general wordsMoods
NOT BODY [C] B2 the part of a person which is not their body, which some people believe continues to exist after they die
ruh
Souls, spirits and ghostsMind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
NOT ALIVE [C] B2 something which people believe exists but does not have a physical body, such as a ghost
ruh, hayalet
evil spiritsSouls, spirits and ghosts
the spirit of the law/an agreement, etc the intended meaning of the law/an agreement, etc and not just the written details
kasdedilen anlam/mana/öz
Rules and laws
DRINK [C] a strong alcoholic drink, such as whisky or vodka
alkollü içki
[usually plural] I don't often drink spirits.Spirits and distilling
(Definition of spirit noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “spirit” in Turkish

Definitions of “spirit” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More