HyperDic: self

English > 3 senses of the word self:
NOUNcognitionself, egoyour consciousness of your own identity
person selfa person considered as a unique individual
ADJECTIVEpertself(used as a combining form) relating to--of or by or to or from or for--the self
self > pronunciation
Soundsseh'lf
Rhymesbookshelf ... shelf: 4 rhymes with ehlf...
English > self: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaning(used as a combining form) relating to--of or by or to or from or for--the self.
Examples
  • "self-knowledge"
  • "self-proclaimed"
  • "self-induced"
Nounsselfa person considered as a unique individual
English > self: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningYour consciousness of your own identity.
Synonymego
Narroweranima(Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious
BroaderconsciousnessAn alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
Spanishego, yo
Catalanego, jo
English > self: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person considered as a unique individual.
Example"one's own self"
Narrowernumber oneA reference to yourself or myself etc.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishuno mismo
Catalanun mateix
Adjectivesself(used as a combining form) relating to--of or by or to or from or for--the self

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