helga

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Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

helga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative helgaði, supine helgað)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to consecrate; (to declare, or otherwise make something holy) (confer helgur)
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to dedicate
    Hún helgaði honum bók.
    She dedicated a book to him.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

helga m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of helg

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

helga f

  1. definite singular of helg

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse helga, from Proto-Germanic *hailagōną.

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Verb[edit]

helga

  1. to hallow, to keep holy, to worship
    helgat varde ditt namn
    hallowed be thy name (Lord's Prayer)
    Tänk på vilodagen, så att du helgar den.
    Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy. (Ten Commandments)

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