halga

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

halga m sg

  1. h-prothesized form of alga

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈhɑːlɣɑ/

Noun[edit]

hālga m

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hālga

  1. masculine weak adjective form of Masculine Weak Adjective form