heil

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See also: Heil and Héil

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German heil.

Verb[edit]

heil (third-person singular simple present heils, present participle heiling, simple past and past participle heiled)

  1. To greet with a Sieg Heil.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯l
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

heil n (uncountable)

  1. prosperity
  2. salvation

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • heile (chiefly colloquial; rarely in writing)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German heil, from Old High German heil, from Proto-Germanic *hailaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilos (healthy, whole). In older High German only used of the human body (and soul); the modern use also of things is based on Middle Low German hêl, from Old Saxon hēl. The more general sense “whole, entire” did not establish itself in standard German (except in fixed combinations like heilfroh). Cognate with Dutch heel, Low German heel, heil, English whole, hale, Danish hel.

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heil (comparative heiler, superlative am heilsten)

  1. whole; intact; unhurt; safe
    Gut, dass du heil wieder zurück bist. — “I’m glad you’re back safe.”
    Die Tasse ist noch heil. — “The cup is still whole.”
  2. (in combination with certain nouns) sheltered; innocent; ideal
    heile Kindheitinnocent childhood
    heile Weltideal world

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Further reading[edit]

  • heil in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

heil (masculine heill, feminine heil, neuter heilt)

  1. (indefinite) feminine singular nominative of heill
  2. (indefinite) neuter plural nominative of heill
  3. (indefinite) neuter plural accusative of heill

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heill

Adjective[edit]

heil (neuter singular heilt, definite singular and plural heile)

  1. alternative form of hel

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse heill, from Proto-Germanic *hailaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilus (healthy, whole). Akin to English whole.

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heil (masculine and feminine heil, neuter heilt, definite singular and plural heile, comparative heilare, indefinite superlative heilast, definite superlative heilaste)

  1. whole, not in pieces
  2. healthy; uninjured

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hailaz, whence also Old Saxon hēl, Old English hāl, Old Norse heill, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌻𐍃 (hails), Vandalic eils. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂ilus (healthy, whole).

Adjective[edit]

heil

  1. whole
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hailą, whence also Old English hæl, Old Norse heill.

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heil n

  1. luck
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Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

heil

  1. feminine singular indefinite nominative of heill (‘whole’)
  2. neuter plural indefinite nominative or accusative of heill (‘whole’)

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Pronoun[edit]

heil

  1. adessive of