Hallig

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Etymology[edit]

German Hallig

Noun[edit]

Hallig (plural Halligs or Halligen)

  1. Any of a group of German North Sea islands without protective dykes.
    Hyponyms: Gröde, Habel, Hooge, Langeness, Norderoog, Nordstrandischmoor, Süderoog, Südfall

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via German Low German from North Frisian Hallich, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhalɪç/
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  • IPA(key): /ˈhalɪk/
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Noun[edit]

Hallig f (genitive Hallig, plural Halligen)

  1. Hallig (one of a number of German North Sea islands liable to flooding)

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