heilig

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch heilig, from Middle Dutch heilich, from Old Dutch heilig, from Proto-West Germanic *hailag, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Equivalent to heil (salvation) +‎ -ig (-y).

Adjective[edit]

heilig (attributive heilige, comparative heiliger, superlative heiligste)

  1. holy
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch heiligen, from Middle Dutch heiligen, from Old Dutch *hēlagon, *heiligon, from Proto-Germanic *hailagōną.

Verb[edit]

heilig (present heilig, present participle heiligende, past participle geheilig)

  1. (transitive) to sanctify, to hallow
    Laat u naam geheilig word.
    Hallowed be thy name.

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hailig, from Old High German heilag.

Adjective[edit]

heilig

  1. (Uri) holy

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛi̯.ləx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hei‧lig
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯ləx

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch heilich, from Old Dutch heilig, from Proto-West Germanic *hailag, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Equivalent to heil (salvation) +‎ -ig (-y).

Adjective[edit]

heilig (comparative heiliger, superlative heiligst)

  1. holy
  2. sacred
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of heilig
uninflected heilig
inflected heilige
comparative heiliger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial heilig heiliger het heiligst
het heiligste
indefinite m./f. sing. heilige heiligere heiligste
n. sing. heilig heiliger heiligste
plural heilige heiligere heiligste
definite heilige heiligere heiligste
partitive heiligs heiligers
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: heilig
  • Negerhollands: heilig

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

heilig

  1. first-person singular present indicative of heiligen
  2. imperative of heiligen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German heilic (hailig, heilec), from Old High German heilag, from Proto-West Germanic *hailag. Compare Low German hillig, Dutch heilig, English holy, Danish hellig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

heilig (comparative heiliger, superlative am heiligsten)

  1. holy
  2. sacred

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hailag.

Adjective[edit]

heilig

  1. holy, sacred

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • hēlig”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012