helply

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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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