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"Una roho nzuri"

Translation:You have a good spirit

February 8, 2019

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Roho comes from Arabic رُوح (rūḥ, "spirit; soul; essence; life; ghost"), which is cognate with Aramaic רוחא‎ (rūħā, rūħo, "spirit, ghost; wind; breath"), Hebrew רוּחַ‎ (ruaħ, rúach, "wind; breath; spirit"). The Spirit part of the Holy Spirit comes precisely from a chain of calques that began with that Hebrew ruach.

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