helig

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Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian hēlich, from Proto-West Germanic *hailag, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz. Cognates include West Frisian hillig and German heilig.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

helig (inflected helige, comparative heliger, superlative heligst)

  1. holy

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “helig”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish hēlagher, hēligher, hælig, hælog, from Old Norse heilagr, from Proto-Germanic *hailagaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈheːˌlɪɡ/
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Adjective[edit]

helig

  1. holy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of helig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular helig heligare heligast
Neuter singular heligt heligare heligast
Plural heliga heligare heligast
Masculine plural3 helige heligare heligast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 helige heligare heligaste
All heliga heligare heligaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic