the transfigured and beatified spirit of a dead person.
Contemporary Examples

Ancient Egyptians believed that every person has three souls: Ka, Ba, and Akh.
Egypt’s Second Revolution: Purging the Mubarak Regime’s Legacy Vivian Salama June 19, 2012

Historical Examples

Akh, if I could also pass in review mentally all the objects in my room!
The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories Ivn Turgnieff

Akh, Sergyi Petrvitch, when I think of it, how circumspectly we women must behave!
A Nobleman’s Nest Ivan Turgenieff

For heaven’s sake …. Akh, for heaven’s sake, do sing us something.
The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories Ivn Turgnieff


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