helply

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English helply, equivalent to help +‎ -ly. Cognate with Middle Low German hulplik ‎(helply), Middle High German helflich, helfelich ‎(helply).

Adjective[edit]

helply ‎(comparative helplier or more helply, superlative helpliest or most helply)

  1. (Britain dialectal) Aiding; assisting; ready to help; helpful.

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