Halig Gast

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Calque of Latin Spīritus Sānctus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɑː.lij ˈɡɑːst/, [ˈhɑː.lij ˈɡɑːst]

Proper nounEdit

Hāliġ Gāst m

  1. the Holy Spirit
    • c. 990, Wessex Gospels, Matthew 28:20
      On naman Fæder, and Suna, and þæs Hālgan Gāstes.
      In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Usage notesEdit

  • As in Modern English, used with "the": sē Hālga Gāst.

DeclensionEdit

See the declensions of hāliġ and gāst.

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: Holi Gost