halga

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hailagô (holy one), from *hailagaz (holy), from Proto-Germanic *hailaz (whole, safe, hale), from Proto-Indo-European *koyl- (safe, unharmed). Cognate with Old High German heilego (saint), Old Norse Helgi (proper name, Holy One), Old Norse helgi (security).

Noun[edit]

hālga m

  1. holy man
  2. (Christianity) saint
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hālga

  1. Masculine Weak Adjective form of hāliġ