halig

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hailagaz (holy, bringing health), from Proto-Germanic *hailaz (healthy) (whence Old English hāl > English whole). Cognate with Old Frisian hēlich, (West Frisian hillich), Old Saxon hēlag (Low German hillig), Dutch heilig, Old High German heilag (German heilig), Old Norse heilagr (Danish hellig, Swedish helig), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌲𐍃 (hailags).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hāliġ

  1. holy, sacred; pious; sound, healthy

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative hāl(i)ġa hāl(i)ġe hāl(i)ġe hāl(i)ġan nom. hāliġ hāliġ hāl(i)ġu hāl(i)ġe hāl(i)ġu, -e hāl(i)ġa, -e
accusative hāl(i)ġan hāl(i)ġe hāl(i)ġan acc. hāliġne hāliġ hāl(i)ġe hāl(i)ġe hāl(i)ġu, -e hāl(i)ġa, -e
genitive hāl(i)ġan hāliġra, hāl(i)ġena gen. hāl(i)ġes hāl(i)ġes hāliġre hāliġra
dative hāl(i)ġan hāl(i)ġum dat. hāl(i)ġum hāl(i)ġum hāliġre hāl(i)ġum
instrumental hāl(i)ġe


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