halig

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hal +‎ -ig

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒliɡ]
  • Hyphenation: ha‧lig

Noun[edit]

halig

  1. terminative singular of hal

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hailagaz (holy, bringing health), from Proto-Germanic *hailaz (healthy), equivalent to hāl (whole) +‎ -iġ. 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]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɑː.lij/, [ˈhɑː.lij]

Adjective[edit]

hāliġ (comparative hāliġra, superlative hāliġost)

  1. holy, sacred; pious; sound, healthy

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: holy
    • English: holy
    • Scots: haly, halie