selig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sælic, sælec, from Old High German sālīg.[1] from Proto-Germanic *sēlīgaz, from *sēliz. Cognates include English silly, Dutch zalig, Old Norse sæll.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: se‧lig
  • IPA(key): /ˈzeːlɪç/, /ˈzeːlɪk/

Adjective[edit]

selig (comparative seliger, superlative am seligsten)

  1. happy
  2. blessed

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “selig”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

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