Allerheiligen

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of aller heiligen (All Saints', of all saints), calque of Latin omnium sanctorum, in festum omnium sanctorum (feast of all saints).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑ.lərˈɦɛi̯.lə.ɣə(n)/
  • (Netherlands)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: Al‧ler‧hei‧li‧gen

Proper noun[edit]

Allerheiligen n

  1. All Saints Day, All Hallows, Hallowmas (November, 1st)

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of aller Heiligen (All Saints', of all saints), loan translation of Latin omnium sanctorum, in festum omnium sanctorum (feast of all saints).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Allerheiligen n (genitive Allerheiligen, plural Allerheiligen)

  1. (especially Roman Catholicism) All Saints' Day; Hallowmas (1 November; generally a public holiday in Catholic parts of German-speaking Europe)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The genitive and plural are widely avoided, usually replaced with forms of Allerheiligentag. The genitive could only be used at all with an adjective: des letzten Allerheiligen (of the last All Saints' Day).

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