The Latin root of animus is cognate with Greek anemoi (wind), breath and Sanskrit aniti (he breathes).
In Italian, Spanish and Catalan, anima is most closely translated as "soul"
In Latin, animus and anima may both be translated as "soul" or "mind", depending on context.
anima is one of the two anthropomorphic archetypes of the unconscious mind
The word anima may come from the Proto-Indo-European language root *ane- ("to breathe")
(De Anima) is a major treatise by Aristotle on the nature of living things.
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