heilig

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch heilich, from Old Dutch heilig, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Compare German heilig, Low German hillig, West Frisian hillich, English holy, Danish hellig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

heilig ‎(comparative heiliger, superlative heiligst)

  1. holy
  2. sacred

Declension[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

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Verb[edit]

heilig

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

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German heilec, from Old High German heilag, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Compare Low German hillig, Dutch heilig, English holy, Danish hellig.

Adjective[edit]

heilig ‎(comparative heiliger, superlative am heiligsten)

  1. holy
  2. sacred

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